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Here's to Resilience and Love Along the Gulf Coast

Here’s to Resilience and Love Along the Gulf Coast

by Hatty Lee on April 20 2011, 6:15PM

Remembering the nation’s worst environmental disaster one year later.

Topics: Environment

Race-Baiting the Gulf to Exploit Black and Brown Workers

Race-Baiting the Gulf to Exploit Black and Brown Workers

by Brentin Mock on September 30 2010, 11:54AM

Keilen Williams doesn’t know where to direct his economic frustrations. Scapegoating pols and profiteering capitalists tell him and other workers to blame each other.

Topics: Economy, Jobs Crisis, Katrina Recovery

Working Together: Images from Point a la Hache, Louisiana Photo

Working Together: Images from Point a la Hache, Louisiana

by Shawn Escoffery on September 30 2010, 10:00AM

The fishers of Brentin Mock’s investigation into race-baiting in the Gulf recovery effort.

Topics: Katrina Recovery

Kids Still Shaken by Katrina

Kids Still Shaken by Katrina

by Michelle Chen on August 24 2010, 9:52AM

Research shows the emotional impact of years of poverty, instability and government neglect.

Topics: Health, Schools & Youth, Schools & Youth

Here's Where BP is Dumping Its Oil Spill Waste Infographic

Here’s Where BP is Dumping Its Oil Spill Waste

by Daisy Hernandez on August 4 2010, 12:27PM

More than half of the landfills EPA has approved are in communities where a majority of residents are people of color.

Topics: Environment

BP's Dumping Oil-Spill Waste in Communities of Color, Study Finds

BP’s Dumping Oil-Spill Waste in Communities of Color, Study Finds

by Michelle Chen on August 3 2010, 8:39AM

More than half of BP’s sites for disposing of cleaned-up oil and waste are in places where the majority of residents are of color.

Topics: Environment, On Gender

Feds Target Oil Spill Workers in Immigration Probe

Feds Target Oil Spill Workers in Immigration Probe

by Kai Wright on June 4 2010, 4:18PM

Federal officials have been targeting BP’s job sites in Louisiana in a hunt for undocumented workers who are risking their lives to clean up the disastrous oil spill.

Topics: Environment, Gulf Oil Spill, Immigration

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