These Bronx natives have been here for years. In the midst of rapid gentrification, they say they are taking control and offering the borough cultural experiences that as youngsters, they had to venture downtown to find.
A judge rejects the city of Memphis’s argument that an unpermitted protest is unlawful and therefore fair game for police surveillance.
The second Unite the Right rally saw an emaciated turnout. But residents of Washington, D.C., have something of a tradition of showing up to oppose white supremacists.
As craft beer breweries pop up in cities across America, Michael Potter and Day Bracey want to make sure that African American brewers are not left off the map.
A new study analyzes Twitter data and finds that racial segregation not only divides us based on where we live, but how we travel around cities.
“To be quite honest it kind of feels like they’re a bit obsessed with the city,” an immigrants’ rights activist said of the Department of Justice.
As an activist, Tami Sawyer was monitored by the Memphis Police Department. She was elected to the Shelby County Board of Commissioners on August 3, and can now keep track of the agents who were tracking her.
Following Seattle’s example, other cities want to give voters cash vouchers to donate to local candidates.
The former secretary of education talks about the “lies” he thinks undergirds the American public school system, and the unintended consequences that can come with attempts to reform it.
In cities nationwide, home prices are at or above their pre-recession levels. But it’s no bubble.
The reuse of over a dozen vacant lots in the Fitzgerald neighborhood illustrates the city’s holistic approach to redevelopment outside of downtown.
In response to civil rights litigation, one Orange County town will experiment with “cumulative voting” in 2020.
A surge in tourism has led to a backlash in cities where residents feel overrun. How can these cities use tourism to their benefit?
A lot of change has happened since militia groups terrorized Charlottesville. And yet, another summer brings another rally in a different city.
After conservative Doug Ford, the newly elected Premier of Ontario, announced that Toronto will lose 18 city council seats, Jennifer Keesmaat decided to run for office.
Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo’s election last month was, in part, the result of a decades-long movement in Mexico by feminists and women in politics.
There’s much we gloss over when talking about the role of place in our politics.
The debate over untraceable DIY guns has alarmed state and local leaders. How worried should we really be?
Established tech hubs continue to lead, but startup hubs are emerging in new, smaller places. The catch: Startup financing overall is on the wane.
For decades, aldermen have used their “aldermanic prerogative” to reject affordable housing development, confining the city’s low-income residents, who are mostly black and brown, to a few areas of the city, a new report says.
The cash-strapped city of Stockton is hoping so, courting millions of dollars from private investors to solve a whole host of social problems.