natural disasters

hurricane superstorm sandy Destroyed beach house in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on November 4, 2012 in Far Rockaway, NY

Are Black Communities Ready for Disaster?

When Ms. Sadie secured a coveted space in the New York City public housing system,…

Post-Katrina, Black Families Still More Vulnerable to Extreme Weather

This week marks eight years since Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast, devastating much…

HURRICANE SANDY:Focus on People, Not Property

Hurricane Sandy hit the Eastern seaboard and New York City very hard. We must not…

Sandy Leaves Death, Damp and Darkness in Wake

NEW YORK (AP) — As Superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast…

Remembering Katrina

The film Beasts of the Southern Wild touched my soul. Not just on account of…