The Swedish City That Asked Its Banks for an Ultimatum
If Gothenburg doesn’t meet its climate and social goals, its lending banks will charge it a fine — at the city’s request.
How One Nigerian State Overcame Vaccine Hesitancy and Eradicated Polio
As much of Nigeria struggles to contain a polio outbreak, traditional leaders in Cross River have made sure their local constituents embrace the vaccine.
Evanston, Illinois Is the First City to Offer Reparations to Black Residents
In “an extraordinarily commendable first step,” families whose descendants experienced housing discrimination can receive $25,000.
A New Generation of Black Farmers Is Cultivating Self-Determination
By going back to the land, Black farmers are resuming a journey toward “food sovereignty” that began centuries ago.
A Black-Owned Beach Is Returned to Its Owners after 97 Years
The waterfront property, seized in 1924, is being given back to the family that originally bought it. It’s now worth $75 million.
Black Churches Are Turning Vaccine Skeptics Into Believers
Public health and church officials have turned the shots into a Sunday ritual.
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