“Schools are at the epicenter of local and state COVID-19 protocols, using families—and children—as political bargaining chips.”
“Developments like these along 30A are selling environmentalism as a commodified luxury good—and making a declaration about who can and can’t thrive in the face of climate change.”
“There is little to no accountability behind the closed doors of police work.”
“A behind-the-scenes look at a year-long investigation into Mississippi’s laws that automatically put some kids as young as 13 into adult prisons and jails.”
Group prenatal care led by nurse midwives at a progressive clinic in Birmingham could offer a solution to the crisis in maternal health in the U.S.
In the first of a two-part series on midwifery in Alabama, where it has been criminalized for 40 years, Scalawag interviews a Certified Professional Midwife whose work attending home births had previously been underground.
In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. in Memphis, essayist and scholar Zandria F. Robinson wonders what has changed in the city in the intervening years and sheds a light on what hasn’t.