April 9, 2013 -
Young adults face dramatically high rates of unemployment, and the problem is particularly severe in Southern states, which are also grappling with high poverty rates.
February 14, 2013 -
Once known as the "most aggressively conservative" federal appeals court and the "black hole of capital litigation," the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond has shifted to the center, thanks to six appointments by President Obama.
September 25, 2012 -
Still the nation's most desegregated region, the South is undergoing profound changes that are leading to greater racial and economic isolation of public school students.
September 20, 2012 -
Under the Affordable Care Act, racial and ethnic differentials in health insurance coverage are poised to shrink due to the extension of coverage to hundreds of thousands of individuals and families, particularly through the Medicaid expansion.
September 6, 2012 -
In Charlotte, N.C. for the Democratic National Convention, Facing South's Chris Kromm talked with Democracy Now! about how the region's black and Latino voters may hold the key to nation's political future.
September 5, 2012 -
Separate federal panels struck down two Texas voting provisions. We look at examples of discrimination they found.
January 10, 2012 -
The Supreme Court heard arguments this week in a Texas redistricting case that could have major implications for minority voters -- and for which party controls Congress after this year's elections.