Telephone poles began to appear around the same time that white Americans started lynching black Americans.
Saturday, December 6
Three men are exonerated, almost 40 years after a 12-year-old’s coerced testimony led to their murder convictions.
Friday, December 5
On the border of Utah and Arizona, Mormon fundamentalists have long lived according to their own rules. When a former sect member and his family moved to the town where he’d grown up, they expected a homecoming. What they got was a war.
Thursday, December 4
In the gentrifying Bywater, the intertwined destinies of a legendary gay pool-bar and a woman who was drugged there.
On the 1934 lynching of Claude Neal, and the Florida town that kept the identity of those responsible a secret.
Tuesday, December 2
Saturday, November 29
Nancy and Frank Howard were happily married for three decades. Then he fell in love with another woman, embezzled $30 million, and hired a parade of inept hit men to kill his wife.
Wednesday, November 26
On Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik and the rise of Islamophobia in Norway.
Tuesday, November 25
An argument for how the system protects police.
Sunday, November 23
Wednesday, November 19
Spending time with the residents of K6G, the only gay wing in the entire American penal system.
Monday, November 17
How bad lawyering and an unforgiving law cost condemned men their last appeal.