Social / Demographics

March 1, 2018, 7am PST
Despite the impression that young white people have reshaped cities' demographics, research shows that non-white Millennials account for the greater part of that growth.
February 28, 2018, 6am PST
There has been precious little progress over the past 50 years in bridging gaps of inequality for Black Americans.
The Washington Post
February 26, 2018, 5am PST
Galleries and clubs ponder inevitable change and gentrification in South Atlanta as developers show interest.
Creative Loafing
February 24, 2018, 9am PST
Black Panther is a smash hit with critics and audiences. In addition to long-needed perspective about race, the movie has presented urbanism in a new light.
February 22, 2018, 8am PST
The effects of one of the Trump Administration's most aggressive policy objectives, a crackdown on illegal immigration, have differed by region.
Pew Research Center
February 21, 2018, 6am PST
The U.S. Department of Justice is taking another look at a development decision made by the Louisville Metro Council in October 2017.
Insider Louisville
February 20, 2018, 8am PST
A local nonprofit created a real estate development wing to stem the tide of displacement in San Francisco.
Next City
February 19, 2018, 1pm PST
According to one recent study, regional culture plays a major part in how healthily people eat. Supply may be less of a factor than demand.
The Washington Post
February 17, 2018, 1pm PST
Though cities hope for an economic boost, these photos show it's far from guaranteed.
Business Insider
February 16, 2018, 6am PST
Fifty years of the Fair Housing Act hasn't been enough to stop banks and mortgage lenders from discriminating against people of color. Some bad actors are worse than others, though the whole industry in the aggregate is hardly free from indictment.
Reveal (The Center for Investigative Reporting)
February 15, 2018, 11am PST
Colorado is looking like the new Florida.
The Denver Post
February 15, 2018, 10am PST
A new report shows the need for Central Texas counties and cities to invest in their Latino populations.
February 15, 2018, 9am PST
A rising tide doesn't necessarily lift all boats—even in a time of (mostly) decreasing income inequality at the city level.
Blog post
February 15, 2018, 5am PST
Many of the Best Picture nominees are set in cities, and none are focused on suburbia.
Michael Lewyn
February 14, 2018, 1pm PST
In a region where the utility is on the "brink of financial collapse," residents face outages, boil-water advisories and bills that come with health warnings.
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2018, 11am PST
The Race, Equity and Leadership (REAL) Initiative will help six cities identify and improve institutional racism.
Smart Cities Dive
February 14, 2018, 9am PST
Storytelling are a key tool for planners. Here are a few tips on how to integrate storytelling into planning processes.
James Rojas
February 13, 2018, 12pm PST
Projections show the under 20 population shrinking in Cleveland while the over 65 population grows.
Cleveland Plain Dealer
February 13, 2018, 7am PST
The city of Boston is trying to establish a model for gentrification mitigation in the Upham's Corner section of Dorchester.
The Boston Globe
February 12, 2018, 11am PST
Bournemouth native Stuart Semple is intent on "naming and shaming the bodies who fund and install these things."
The Art Newspaper