Jill Leovy

Jill Leovy  is a senior fellow at the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy. She is the author of  Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America, a finalist for the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award for nonfiction.

How We Came Together 

America purchased its sense of itself at a high price

by Jill Leovy | Tuesday, June 02, 2020

We’ve Got a Fight on Our Hands

Why petty conflicts are so important

by Jill Leovy | Monday, March 02, 2020

Continental Drift

Westward expansion delayed a needed national reckoning

by Jill Leovy | Monday, March 04, 2019

Paranoia Strikes Deep

What are we hiding from in our policed and gated communities?

by Jill Leovy | Monday, December 04, 2017

Robocops and Robbers

Criminal justice in the age of digital spying and surveillance

by Jill Leovy | Monday, March 06, 2017

Taking It to the Street

What it’s like to be down and out in America

by Jill Leovy | Monday, February 29, 2016