The Black Drag Queens Who Fought Before Stonewall,Truthdig, Sept. 25, 2015.

On Becoming Black, Becoming White and Being Human: Rachel Dolezal and the Fluidity of Race,Truthdig, June 19, 2015.

The Call for Reparations Rises Again,Truthdig, April 12, 2015.

A ‘Black Lives Matter’ Activist Faces Hard Time Under a Law Meant for Racist Killers,Truthdig, March 30, 2015.

*A Selection of Page One Stories From The New York Times, Feb. 12, 2012–June 13, 2013 (PDF).

Demonstrations Commemorate Teenager Killed in Florida,” National Desk. The New York Times, July 21, 2013.

Caring for a Toddler Who Rules the House,” Metropolitan Desk. The New York Times, Dec. 25, 2012.

U.S. Navy Program to Study How Troops Use Intuition,” At War. The New York Times, March 27, 2012.

Praise and Grief at Whitney Houston’s Childhood Church,” ArtsBeat. The New York Times, Feb. 12, 2012.

Where Marxists Pontificate, and Play,” Metropolitan Desk. The New York Times, Nov. 7, 2010.

Prison of Shame: A Journey Into the Minds of the Loneliest People on Earth,SF Weekly, Dec. 14, 2016 (PDF).
*This article, reported from various cities in Japan, was made possible with an award from the International Center for Journalists and grants from the Ford Foundation, Scripps Howard Foundation, Brooks and Joan Fortune Family Foundation, and United Airlines.

Black Panthers Prowl the Halls of Power,SF Weekly, Oct. 5, 2016 (PDF).
The Black Panther movement is now more influential than ever, as former members call the shots in government, academia, and the arts.

The Rebirth of Prison Inc.,SF Weekly, Sept. 22, 2016 (PDF).
Geo Group, the world’s largest operator of private detention centers, has ignored sexual abuse at two Bay Area halfway houses, an auditor finds.

Hi Haters, We See You,SF Weekly, Aug. 10, 2016 (PDF).
Despite the Bay’s reputation for open-mindedness, hate has been brewing.

Jim Lange, ‘Dating Game’ host, dies at 81,The Washington Post via The Associated Press, Feb. 27, 2014.

Third of California town’s officers tied to scheme,The Washington Examiner via The Associated Press, Feb. 26, 2014.

Slain transit officer knew dangers of police work,U.S. News & World Report via The Associated Press, Jan. 22, 2014.

California Girl to Remain on Ventilator Until Jan. 7,BET via The Associated Press, Dec. 31, 2013.

California Nuptials Increase After Gay Marriage Ruling,NBC via The Associated Press, Nov. 26, 2013.

Arrestee’s ‘handsome’ mug shot goes viral,The Chicago Defender via The Associated Press, June 20, 2014.

Student Protests Force Georgetown to Rename Buildings Honoring Slaveowners,MTV News, Nov. 16, 2015 (PDF).

6 Young Survivors Relive Hurricane Katrina, the Storm That Changed Their Lives Forever,MTV News, Aug. 24, 2015 (PDF).

How ‘Trans Girl Next Door’ and Other LGBT Comics Are Actually Saving Kids’ Lives,MTV News, Aug. 21, 2015 (PDF).

Solving the Mystery of 230,000 People in Japan Who Won't Leave Their Bedrooms,MTV News, May 7, 2015 (PDF).

Check It: This LGBT Gang Fought Hate With Fists Until They Found Fashion and Film,MTV News, March 12, 2015 (PDF).

Wikileaks Releases Secret Report on Military Equipment,The New York Sun, Sept. 9, 2007.

Veterans Say They Organized Against the War While on the Front Lines in Iraq,The New York Sun, Nov. 18, 2006.

Civil Rights Group Will Train Radicals in How To Get Their Government Files,The New York Sun, Nov. 14, 2006.

Morbid Web Site Makes Amusement of Online Profiles Left Behind by the Dead,The New York Sun, Nov. 8, 2006.

Abu Ghraib in Paint,The New York Sun, Oct. 17, 2006.

Police Chief Says He Exaggerated Post-Katrina Crime,The New York Sun, Aug. 21, 2006.

Newly Released Bigoted Texts From San Francisco Police Call Cases Into Question.The Guardian, April 28, 2016.

Protests Add to Growing Debate on Race,The International Herald Tribune, July 22, 2013 (PDF).

A Viewer’s Guide to the Mayoral Candidates,” an interactive digital feature that I helped edit and produce for The New York Times, April 13, 2013.

Subway Preachers,” an interactive digital feature that I helped edit and produce for The New York Times, Oct. 21, 2010.

Guide to the Guides,The Atlantic, November 2005 (PDF).