The Unsung Role That Ordinary Citizens Played in the Great Crime Decline

Local nonprofit groups that cleaned streets, built playgrounds and mentored children had a real effect on the crime rate, a sociologist finds.

N.A.A.C.P., Seeking a New Voice, Names Derrick Johnson as President

With a pair of major announcements on Saturday, the century-old organization moved to reclaim its role as the nation’s pre-eminent voice on civil rights.

More Charities Cancel Fund-Raisers at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club

An expanding number of organizations that had planned to hold galas at the president’s Florida resort are deciding to raise money elsewhere.