LONDON, Ky. – The barbers and clients at the Tonic Barber Shop shared their thoughts on America.
NEW YORK – At least 10 times a month, Pastor Aden Rusfeldt and a handful of other members of his Philadelphia church hold protests against the LGBTQ community and Islamism at college campuses and events around the Northeast.
FREMONT, Ohio – News21 stopped at Fremont’s historic point of pride: the library and museum of Rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th U.S. president. It was a great place to talk with people about hate in America.
RICHMOND, Va. – Paul Rucker doesn’t shy away from the controversy surrounding his KKK-themed art exhibit. In fact, he hopes the shock people experience when they see it will spark a national conversation on institutional racism.
BECKLEY, W. Va. – A town’s drug crisis affects every part of life. People treat each other with less care and respect these days – there’s less compassion and less civility.
Four News21 journalists are on the second leg of a nationwide State of Hate road trip where they are recording and documenting tensions that are present in America today.
PERRY, Iowa – In an America that often seems more divided, there remains one event that brings people together: the Fourth of July. Residents of Perry, a farming and meatpacking town of 7,800, joined across party and ethnic lines to celebrate.
TEKAMAH, Neb. — Since the start of the State of Hate road trip, the News21 road warriors traveled more than 3,000 miles and reported in Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah and South Dakota, before they arrived in Nebraska.
NEW ORLEANS – Thirty-two people died in the UpStairs Lounge fire 45 years ago. A group of 200 New Orleans residents marched recently so people would remember its importance.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota – America’s early presidents would not be proud of the U.S. today, according to some tourists visiting Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.
LARAMIE, Wyoming – As the News21 road warriors cruised through the West, they saw the attitudes change with the landscapes.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville’s LGBTQ community rallies for justice and answers in the murders of three local black transgender women this year amidst a lack of answers from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
ELKO, Nevada – Traveling along the famous dusty Winnemucca Road, the News21 SUV crossed through the gateway to the Nevada outback, the fellows taking in the last of the mountain air.
PHOENIX – More than 4,000 African-Americans died during the “lynching era” from 1877 to 1950. The lynching era’s legacy can still be seen today, historians and politicians say.
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. – It was a quiet afternoon for Kari Wilson, a bartender at The Virginian Bar in Twentynine Palms, a desert town of about 26,000 people on the edge of California’s Joshua Tree National Forest and the vast Mojave Desert.
INYO COUNTY, Calif. – As News21 journalists traveled through California, residents repeatedly used one word to describe the mood in America – fear.
PHOENIX — More than 16 million people, many of whom are foreign, passed through the Tom Bradley International […]
PHOENIX – Eight top journalism students, fellows in the Carnegie-Knight News21 investigative journalism program, are on a 23-state road trip.