Huntsville, Alabama is teeming with engineers and STEM talent. Some are leaving the defense economy for the clean energy one.
After hurricanes, it’s harder than ever for Lake Charles’ Black residents to cast a ballot
Louisiana officials and recovery groups have few answers about efforts to reach voters displaced by two back-to-back hurricanes during the pandemic.
The fruits of their labor
UF is just one of many public universities in Southern states that use prison labor in agricultural programs and on other parts of campus, or rely on products made by incarcerated people. Students and activists have pressured universities and companies to end these programs for years, but data on how public universities use prison labor is scarce.
Frustrated Memphis residents to put pressure on pipeline developers at Saturday meeting
Byhalia Connection developers claim eminent domain, try to buy Shelby County Schools property for pipeline planned to run through a Black Memphis neighborhood.
‘Treated as expendable’: Migrant farmworkers fall through gaps in the rural South’s patchwork health system
The health care system and workplace safety regulations weren’t set up to help the people who harvest our food. The pandemic has only deepened the problem.
Video: Pipeline opponents discuss lessons learned
After years of fighting new oil and gas pipelines in rural areas, activists have scored major victories that cloud the future or eliminate several big projects. Three people who helped lead anti-pipeline campaigns talk about their work and what lies ahead.
How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the South
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.