A dearth in representation on co-op boards has left rural, black communities without a voice.
Kentucky farmers gamble on the South’s first organic hemp cooperative
The rapidly growing hemp industry could be a boon for farmers who once relied on tobacco.
‘They’re cutting everything’: As coal disappears, Appalachians lose access to basic services
Sharp drops in coal severance tax revenue have led to a massive funding gap for education, infrastructure, and law enforcement.
From the Appalachian Trail to the Underground Railroad, Daniel White hikes and bikes to highlight racial disparities in the nation’s parks and historic landmarks.
The economic impacts of a warming world are becoming a key issue for Florida politicians and voters.
By focusing on local communities, public health, and economic development, activists start to move the needle on climate change in the South.
These lessons from rural Africa could help eradicate poverty-related tropical diseases in the U.S. South
Experts look to successes in developing nations to learn how to stop the spread of neglected tropical diseases in the U.S. South.