Stories on climate change, industrial legacies, and planning for a just future.
Honoring Black joy and freedom struggles in the Rust Belt.
In 1993, the Mississippi River destroyed the town of Valmeyer, Illinois. So residents moved it a mile uphill.
"My father was the grandson of Mississippi slaves, and the son of a thrice-married and divorced mother who had cleaned white peoples’ homes and cared for their children in two states by the time they settled in St. Louis in 1929."
By Sarah Macaraeg Photo above by Carolina Hidalgo for University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis Public Radio This May, hours [...]