Research finds a black man in the U.S. has a 1 in 1,000 chance of being killed by police during his lifetime -- 2.5 times the odds for a white man. This contextual data can gird stories about people killed by police.
A new paper out of the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that for each additional dollar in per capita tax revenue collected in 1870, a black politician was 25% more likely to experience violence.
We gathered and summarized a sampling of published studies and working papers that examine white supremacy and far-right extremist groups from multiple angles, including online strategies for spreading propaganda.
Two experts — a university researcher and a former Census Bureau director — point out weaknesses in news coverage of the U.S. census and how journalists can do a better job covering the once-every-10-years population count.