Posted inClimate Change, Environmental Justice

Moving South, Black Americans Are Weathering Climate Change

This is the fifth installment of a yearlong Worldacad series on the country’s current Black migration, the most significant movement of Black people in the U.S. in 50 years. It was made possible, in part, by a grant from the Environmental and Epistemic Justice Initiative at Wake Forest University. Stephanie Roberson wasn't expecting this phone call from […]

Posted inHousing, Money

How These NYC Public Housing Residents Became Models for Tenant Rights Activism

This story was published in partnership with The City. Sign up for their newsletter here. The coronavirus pandemic laid bare the critical need for affordable housing across the United States. As millions lost their jobs, many Americans were only able to remain housed thanks to the advent of COVID-19 housing policies, including eviction moratoriums and rent freezes. […]

Posted inPolitics & Policy, Voices of Change

Meet the Reluctant Politician Fighting to Save Black Families' Homes

Black candidates have thrived in recent elections, helping to fuel a blue wave that put reformers at the head of local governments and delivered both houses of Congress to the Democratic Party in 2020, for the first time in a decade. Progressives hoped the wave would bring change on major issues that disproportionately affect Black […]