‘Floyd was my man. But George Floyd is a movement.’

“The private grief of Courteney Ross, George Floyd’s girlfriend.”

Published: Apr 28, 2021
Length: 18 minutes (4,600 words)

The Girl in the Kent State Photo

“The Kent State Pietà, as it’s sometimes called, is one of those rare photos that fundamentally changed the way we see ourselves and the world around us.”

Published: Apr 19, 2021
Length: 18 minutes (4,535 words)

To Stay or To Go?

“Some immigrants have been withdrawing cases against their lawyers’ advice, saying they’re more afraid of being in detention during a coronavirus outbreak than of what might be waiting in the places they fled.”

Published: Dec 26, 2020
Length: 16 minutes (4,036 words)

‘I Didn’t Make It’

“Flaviana Decker, a waitress at Walt Disney World and single mother to two daughters, struggles to hold on to her middle-class life amid a pandemic and catastrophic layoff.”

Author: Greg Jaffe
Published: Dec 11, 2020
Length: 16 minutes (4,206 words)

She saved her 7-year-old brother’s life. Then the pandemic threatened to take it.

Reign Howard didn’t understand what a bone marrow transplant was, just that her brother desperately needed one. It was March 2020. Nothing went according to plan.

Published: Dec 7, 2020
Length: 20 minutes (5,200 words)

What to Do About Ahav?

“A mother’s fight to save a Black, mentally ill 11-year-old boy in a time of a pandemic and rising racial unrest.”

Published: Oct 24, 2020
Length: 18 minutes (4,600 words)

A mentally ill man, a heavily armed teenager, and the night Kenosha burned

“Cast by conservatives as a battle between antifa agitators and a right-wing ‘patriot,’ this summer’s deadliest protest-related incident was not quite what it seemed.”

Published: Oct 3, 2020
Length: 15 minutes (3,944 words)

Only One of Their Children Survived Sandy Hook. Now School Posed a New Threat: The Virus.

“After losing their 6-year-old daughter in a mass shooting, can Isaiah Marquez-Greene’s parents bear to let him return to high school during a pandemic?”

Published: Oct 7, 2020
Length: 19 minutes (4,762 words)

A Pandemic, a Motel Without Power, and a Potentially Terrifying Glimpse of Orlando’s Future

The economic collapse has pushed vulnerable families living in motels near Disney World to the brink.

Author: Greg Jaffe
Published: Sep 10, 2020
Length: 17 minutes (4,400 words)

The Worst-Case Scenario

“A white police officer fresh from de-escalation training, a troubled black woman with a gun, and a crowd with cellphones ready to record.”

Published: Jul 24, 2020
Length: 16 minutes (4,240 words)