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.
National rates of cocaine use have climbed in recent years, and the ubiquity of the highly potent synthetic opioid fentanyl has made the resurgence particularly deadly. We’ve summarized some of the latest research.
Michael Graczyk, who covered capital punishment for more than 35 years as a criminal justice reporter for the Associated Press, offers eight tips on covering capital punishment, death row inmates and executions.