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Mayor Marvin Rees' hope for Bristol: A more equitable city that can 'live with difference'

He's pursuing a number of projects to combat poverty and improve the city's sustainability.

How the rise of anti-crime politics caused lasting harm to Black Americans

Law professor James Forman Jr. discusses the dangers of overreacting to an uptick in violent crime.

American policing never adjusted to the decades-long decline in urban violence

US cities are about as safe as ever, but police practices don't reflect that, says sociolgist Patrick Sharkey.

Camden, New Jersey, isn't really a model for police reform

Beneath the hype, the city's experience is much more complicated.

How America became over-policed and under-policed at the same time

"Residential segregation is central to all this," the author Jill Leovy says.

The reality of US city budgets: Police funding eclipses most other agencies

And the link between funding and crime rates isn't clear.

British cities face a long overdue reckoning with racist monuments

Protesters in Bristol have opened the floodgates across the UK.

Why you shouldn't confuse 2020 for 1968

Author and historian Rick Perlstein discusses the current limits on law-and-order politics.