Many migrant workers and their families rely on the Migrant Education Program to help students access school work. The pandemic has made it even more challenging.
Low-income Texans already face frigid temperatures at home. Then the winter storm hit.
Poor energy efficiency and weatherization standards in Southern states made it even harder for people to stay warm and safe.
‘It’s just a vicious cycle’: Evictions, homelessness surge in southwest Louisiana after hurricanes
A pre-existing housing crisis in Lake Charles, along with slow federal aid, have left some renters unhoused for nearly six months.
An FDR program to electrify rural America is now beset by expensive coal plants and often-hidebound governing boards, as members clamor for transparency and renewables.
Six months after Hurricane Laura, Lake Charles is still in a state of disrepair. The deep freeze has slowed recovery even more.
Wood pellet manufacturing plants have underreported emissions at plants throughout the South, which are most often in Black and low-income communities.
The state plans to execute Willie B. Smith III on Feb. 11 in a prison on the coast. Experts worry it will only lead to more deaths.
Home-grown and statewide organizers, scholars, and scientists are calling attention to the sheer amount of environmental hazards near Snow Hill that threaten air and water quality
Southern communities have some of the highest levels of food insecurity, and it’s been worsening during the pandemic. Churches often fill in the gaps.