In cities across the Midwest, some asylum seekers are placed in neighborhoods where housing costs are low and crime rates are high.
In a city with a homicide rate higher than Chicago’s, residents say they feel left behind. “We have lost just about everything,” says one.
Gun violence again marred the annual pre-dawn Brooklyn street party, despite aggressive security measures implemented following the murder of a governor's aide last year.
Four years ago, Dexter Mercurius moved his family to Brooklyn from Guyana for a better life. Now he’s burying his oldest child.
Striking images show how gun culture is celebrated, and mourned.
"So you think we’re doomed?” asks one mother living in a city where more than 100 people have been shot already this year.
Philadelphia students translate their experiences with violence into poetry.
“It’s really just ... something you shouldn’t have to hear.”
13 Students From a Small Historically Black University in Florida Have Been Shot in the Last 12 Months
Off-campus incidents have escalated the toll at Bethune-Cookman University, which accounts for a third of its host city’s gun violence victims during the period.
The intersection of Rampart and Canal has experienced its share of bloodshed. But other parts of the city have it worse.
Mass shootings pushed the issue to the fore, but these excerpts from our City Limits series tell the stories of the everyday gunfire victims who still go ignored.