The Backstory1 season, 9 episodes
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NewsIn the mid-aughts, the police sergeant Ronald Watts knew how to exploit the lawlessness of the Ida B. Wells Homes. The Exoneration Project believes that he and his officers wrongly arrested hundreds of people.
PoliticsEmily Witt discusses the group of students who organized for change after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
CultureThe story behind the photographer Sharif Hamza’s portraits of young Americans with their firearms.
CultureJia Tolentino reports on a new study at Columbia that could make schools safer.
NewsSarah Stillman reports on people who fled their home countries fearing for their lives, and the tragic consequences when they were sent back.
NewsRonan Farrow discusses his investigation of the sexual-assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
NewsIn Ohio, a view of the devastation on the ground captured by photographer Philip Montgomery on assignment for the magazine.
PoliticsOn the ground in Pyongyang: Could Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump goad each other into a devastating confrontation?