The homeownership gap between whites and African Americans has exploded since the housing bust. It’s now wider than it was during the Jim Crow era.
Politicians from John F. Kennedy to Ronald Reagan have called gerrymandering a “cancer on our democracy.” It’s not a new issue, but everything from the way we draw lines to what’s considered legal has changed a lot in recent years.
Why do people believe weird things? We delve into the psychology behind ghost encounters, anti-vaccine hoaxes, conspiracy theories, and more.
American Dissent is a production of James Madison’s Montpelier and With Good Reason at Virginia Humanities.