Atlanta neighborhood seeks 'divorce' from city over crime surge
Residents want more control over policing, but the move highlights concerns over how 'cityhood' could worsen inequality
OPINION: Infrastructure: Ensuring no one is worse off
What’s the role for environmental and social safeguards in infrastructure projects?
U.S. cities offer displaced Black families the 'right to return'
Santa Monica, California joins a handful of U.S. cities seeking to atone for the negative effects of 'urban renewal' programs in the 1950s and 1960s.
Swimming for all? Poolside or at the beach, ethnic minorities face barriers
Despite being under-represented in swimming, more Black and ethnic minority groups are taking to plunge to occupy spaces by the water
Minneapolis crews clearing intersection where George Floyd was murdered
Some argued with the men who arrived unannounced before dawn with forklift trucks to move the barriers installed after George Floyd's murder
Black American families strive to build a town free from racism
19 'founding families' have purchased land in Georgia to build a town called Freedom, hoping to escape inequality and police violence
Spain's Supreme court strikes down Madrid car pollution scheme
Madrid may be forced to roll back rules banning most petrol and diesel cars from the centre after top court decision
Chicago suburb's plan to pay Black residents reparations could be a national model
Evanston, Chicago will begin the reparations program by providing $400,000 to help Black residents with home repairs or mortgage payments in a nod toward historically racist housing policies
U.S. housing legacy puts some Black neighborhoods at higher flood risk
Impact of 1930s practice of "redlining" when banks and insurers refused loans in parts of cities mainly with large minority populations still lingers, says economist
Virginia cannabis bill seeks to redress race bias in drug laws
The U.S. bill includes far-reaching provisions to address the negative effects of marijuana prohibition, particularly on minority communities