These Cities Tried to Tackle Disinvestment. Here Are Lessons From What Happened.

Local governments have made efforts to revive commerce in neglected Black neighborhoods around the country. It hasn’t always worked. But cities can learn from their experiences.

The Trouble With America’s Water

Lead-tainted drinking water is not only a problem in Flint and Newark.

Newark, Feds Hammer Out Police Reform ‘Consent Decree’

A U.S. Department of Justice investigation into the New Jersey city’s police department that was completed in 2014 found issues with use-of-force and theft of property and money by officers.

Municipal IDs a Gateway to City Services for Undocumented Residents

For the first time, many Newarkers and New Yorkers are opening bank accounts and starting businesses.

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