Economic Inequality

While some politicians seem to think 90's nostalgia reboots mean bringing back tough-on-crime rhetoric, evidence suggests that addressing persisting economic disparity is one way to reduce gun violence.  

A new analysis unveiled staggering disparity in the District's traffic enforcement, with Black and lower-income communities bearing the financial burden for tickets, citations, and associated fees.

A local attorney sparked a conversation about whether Atlanta is really a mecca for Black people after a video surfaced of an Atlanta police officer kicking a woman in the face.

Nathan Barksdale, the Baltimore drug lord and inspiration behind HBO's hit series The Wire, has died.

Washington — 42 years ago, the Kenner report, issued by President, Lyndon B. Johnson claimed that our nation was “moving toward two societies, one black, one white—separate and unequal.” Today,the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke told “60 Minutes” that income inequality in America is creating “two societies” primarily based on education. The Huffington Post reports: […]