Bloomberg CityLabProtests against police brutality and racism in the U.S. have sparked calls to defund police departments
Yet our analysis found that many of the largest cities are actually boosting police spending.
Bloomberg CityLabA new study finds that the racial composition of a neighborhood was an even "stronger determinant" of a home's appraised value in 2015 than it was in 1980, to Black homeowners’ increasing disadvantage.
Bloomberg CityLabThe rallying cry to defund the police hasn’t translated into reality. While some have made high profile cuts, over half of the major U.S. cities we analyzed have actually increased or left their police budgets intact for 2021
Bloomberg CityLabAlexander Reid Ross, a geography professor, has mapped out the spread of far right vigilantism.
Since early June, Ross has gathered more than 560 examples of far-right actors and vigilantes showing up to demonstrations and other events.