Latest from Michael A. Fletcher
She rose to the top of her class at Columbia Law School in the 1950s, helped battle gender discrimination as an ACLU lawyer and, in 1993, became the second woman on the high court.
  • Sep 18, 2020
Marcia Chatelain explores McDonald’s impact on black communities.
  • Jan 30, 2020
Jason Sokol explores how the civil rights leader’s image evolved after his assassination.
  • Apr 27, 2018
  • Opinion
Elizabeth Dowling Taylor chronicles the changing fortunes of the early black elite.
  • Feb 24, 2017
The spending bill offered no bankruptcy protection for Puerto Rico, which is facing the likelihood of cascading defaults in just weeks.
  • Dec 16, 2015
The number of households that are middle class is now matched by those that are either upper or lower income, a new Pew Research Center report finds.
  • Dec 9, 2015
Puerto Rico is moving toward default on $7 billion in loans.
  • Dec 1, 2015
The 100 largest chief executive retirement funds are worth $4.9 billion, which is about equal to the entire retirement account savings of 41 percent of American families.
  • Oct 30, 2015
New black homeowners lost wealth even as the overall market sizzled, a new study finds.
  • Oct 15, 2015