PA Fails to Buffer Homes from Fracking

A Pennsylvania bill that would limit fracking near homes and schools was shelved this summer right before a scheduled committee vote. In a small town in shale country, accounts of misery and discord show the stakes.

2023-10-02T09:44:04-04:00September 27, 2023|

Fighting to Get Home

Frank Green ran away from Carlisle Indian Industrial School in 1898, headed to the Oneida homeland in Wisconsin. In 2022 he finally arrived.

2023-09-29T15:14:17-04:00September 25, 2023|

St. Louis Brick by Brick

To understand the history of St. Louis’s bricks is to unearth systems of power, economy, dispossession, decline, and manifest destiny; the storybook decorative brickwork we see today becomes a tale as complex—and as sinister—as American history itself.

2023-09-13T10:20:36-04:00August 30, 2023|

“As Tough as the Steel We Produced”

There seems to be a complex equation that residents have to live with, a struggle between acknowledging the past and hoping for the future while demonstrating their community’s resilience. A necessity of crafting out a tomorrow in the rust.

2023-08-19T10:07:48-04:00August 14, 2023|

Erasure in Peoria

Discover Peoria had only removed the video featuring a Black trans artist... Despite assurances otherwise, they understood the removal to be an act of erasure, not a simple mistake.

2023-07-08T09:07:59-04:00July 3, 2023|
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