Poor energy efficiency and weatherization standards in Southern states made it even harder for people to stay warm and safe.
A pre-existing housing crisis in Lake Charles, along with slow federal aid, have left some renters unhoused for nearly six months.
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.
Community leaders, lawyers, and advocates throughout the region discuss what they see as the most urgent economic, environmental, and racial justice issues to tackle in the new administration.
Much of the South’s power and internet infrastructure is decades old, and increasingly failing communities during extreme weather events.
The activist and MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” winner discusses her new book and what she believes needs to happen to achieve sustainable and equitable infrastructure solutions for rural America.
Displaced students and teachers balancing storm recovery and a mix of in-person and virtual classes need support, but most schools lack funding or capacity for mental health services.