"The Day Ahead" is looking at the lasting impacts the crack epidemic had on the U.S. from the time it was first introduced in the 1980s. The drug was responsible for increasing court caseloads and prison populations — and crushing black communities.
The Drug Epidemic That Ruled The '80s
The opioid epidemic has swept the country, and while it is devastating, it isn't anything new. The drug of choice back in the 1980s? Crack.
July 30, 2018
The CROWN Act continues to push for representation for next generation
Orlena Nwokah Blanchard and Adjoa B. Asamoah are just a few of the women addressing race-based hair discrimination with the CROWN Act movement.
Here are Zillow's top 5 cities for recent college grads
Outdoor activities, nightlife and opportunities for employment all factored into the list.
Aging in place in Chinatown
Empowering Chinese American seniors to age at home in Chinatown, a front-line team helps break language and cultural barriers.
Convicted US spy Robert Hanssen dies in federal prison
Hanssen was serving a life sentence for spying for Russia.
What's causing the unusual strandings and deaths among whales?
Scientists explain the causes behind unusual numbers of whale strandings and deaths on the U.S. Atlantic coast.
What is shrinkflation?
One man is trying to raise more awareness about this common practice.