February 12, 2015 -
States have laws about parental drug use. But Tennessee's law handcuffs new mothers, including ones who are poor, upon delivery. Treatment for those seeking help is rare.
December 12, 2014 -
Staff members from the Fuerza del Valle Workers' Center in Texas are asking people to acknowledge workers in their communities -- and thank them for their contributions.
October 22, 2014 -
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is one of the world's busiest transit hubs, but the nearby, predominantly African-American community lacks public buses to get around. Next month they'll vote on a sales tax to fund bus service -- but opponents are raising the specter of crime.
April 10, 2014 -
Since Katrina, a lot has changed. The question is whether the change is for the better.
August 1, 2013 -
Across the South, Republican governors and state legislatures have turned down federal funding to expand Medicaid, excluding millions of uninsured, working-poor residents from health care coverage -- and missing an opportunity to shift costs away from expensive emergency-room care.
January 28, 2013 -
An investigation has uncovered hundreds of examples of illegal and hazardous workplace practices at construction sites across Texas, the deadliest state for construction workers.
March 14, 2012 -
Last week immigrant rights advocates retraced the route of the historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery led by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in a powerful show of solidarity between African-Americans and Latinos.