On Tuesday, Floridians voted to largely end felon disenfranchisement in the state. It was a huge win — and it showed the importance of multiracial, class-based coalitions.
Lester Spence is an associate professor of political science and Africana studies at Johns Hopkins University.
Fifty years ago, black mayors ascended to power with transformative change in mind. Today, the most radical thought many have is how to court Amazon.
In postindustrial Baltimore, low-income residents are treated as expendable — and public services are slashed accordingly.
In Baltimore and elsewhere, repressive policing isn’t just about racism — it’s also about class.
Beyond the drama on the basketball court is the story of sports owners and how they reshape the cities they do business in.