Race

The themes of race, poverty, and change in America are as relevant as ever, as our nation grapples with the recent tragedies in Ferguson, Missouri and Staten Island, New York.
Dec 15, 2014   Penn Institute for Urban Research
The major cities in South Africa are busy building new bus rapid transit systems to improve the way their residents get around. But in Johannesburg, the new system is having a rocky start.
Feb 22, 2010   The New York Times
Community Cycling Center is working to close the racial gap in Portland's cycling community.
Oct 30, 2009   BikePortland.org
Posh gated communities are juxtaposed with shanty towns in South Africa, where a constitutional housing guarantee is seen by many as a far-off dream.
Aug 28, 2008   Progressive Planning Magazine
<p>Portland, famed for its progressive policies and smart growth, is facing criticism that the same growth they are applauded for is squeezing other groups out- particularly African-Americans.</p>
May 31, 2008   The New York Times
I first visited the African American suburb of Country Club Hills, south of Chicago, as an interviewer for a research project. Blog Post
Aug 7, 2007   By Greg Smithsimon