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October 2, 2023

A New Tool Mapped Out 184 Climate Risks for Every Community Nationwide. Check Yours. A new data set outlines the threats in 70,000 U.S. census tracts. Black neighborhoods make up some of the most at risk.

Capital B

September 26, 2023

Residents look to St. John Parish history to save a rural stretch of the West Bank from industrialization

The Lens

August 23, 2023

A Reckoning at the Big House -
Regional historians, tour guides, and descendants of the enslaved weigh in on the future of plantation tourism in Louisiana

Country Roads Magazine

August 4, 2023

Louisiana Judge Rules in Descendants Project's Favor in Suit Over Massive Grain Development Project

The Descendants Project

August 4, 2023

Court ruling returns Wallace land to residential zoning.


August 2, 2023

Activists want to keep industry out of St. John west bank. Could a historic designation help?

WWNO - New Orleans Public Radio

July 1, 2023

Black women environmental justice leaders join ESSENCE Fest line-up


June 21, 2023

Community advocates open up on environmental justice

Resource Recycling, Inc.

June 14, 2023

The Descendants Project: A Conversation With the Founders


May 30, 2023

Louisiana residents fight to end industrial development

The Columbia Missourian

May 28, 2023

Sisters fight to protect community health and enslaved ancestors’ history

Louisiana Luminator

May 26, 2023

Louisiana sisters fight to protect their community’s health and enslaved ancestors’ history

Capital B

May 17, 2023

West Bank added to list of ‘America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places’


May 16, 2023

Thousands Sign Petition in Opposition to Massive Grain Terminal in Louisiana that Would Erase ‘Vital History’ for Black Descendants

Yahoo News

May 13, 2023

11 Most Endangered Historic Places

National Trust for Historic Preservation

May 10, 2023

Media Advisory: Expected Ruling Could Preserve Disputed Louisiana Land with Ties to Slavery

The Descendants Project

May 8, 2023

Wallace Residents Push Back Against Encroaching Industry


April 30, 2023

How a Louisiana café became home base for environmental justice


April 24, 2023

Chemical Plants Destroyed These Black Towns. The EPA Hopes New Regulations Will Help.

Capital B

April 10, 2023

Nonprofit: Greenfield owes $200 million in property taxes for grain elevator project

The Lens

February 27, 2023

Faces of Change | Jo and Joy Banner | The Descendants Project

The Weather Channel

February 14, 2023

Sisters reclaim historic plantation to serve local Black community


February 8, 2023

Federal Agency Rejects Developer’s Report That Massive Grain Elevator Won’t Harm Black Heritage Sites


January 12, 2023

Slave descendant wants Louisiana lawmakers to probe tax incentive deals

The Louisiana Illuminator

December 28, 2022

The Descendants Project presents bonfire builders with 1st ‘Culture Bearers’ Award


October 19, 2022

EPA Calls Out Environmental Racism in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley


October 12, 2022

Letter: EPA finds strong evidence state agencies have left Black residents living near Denka and throughout the Chemical Corridor disproportionately exposed to harmful pollutants

The Lens

October 11, 2022

Army Corps questions cumulative environmental and health impact of Greenfield’s proposed grain elevator project in letter rejecting “cultural resources survey”

The Lens

August 30, 2022

Federal government to review proposed grain elevator’s risk to Louisiana slave burial sites

The Louisiana Illuminator

August 25, 2022

Ida 1 year later: 'There's still blue tarps on people's roofs'

August 15, 2022

Grain elevator company loses appeal to kill St. John residents’ suit opposing zoning ordinance


August 15, 2022

Lawsuit over $479M grain terminal in St. John to continue after court denies company's appeal

August 12, 2022

International human rights body presses U.S. on Louisiana’s 'Cancer Alley'


July 19, 2022

Letters: Editorial on proposed grain elevator was neither firm nor fair

July 5, 2022

National Urban League CEO Marc Morial comes out against Wallace grain elevator project

June 29, 2022

After 'insufficient' report, Corps to take closer look at grain terminal’s impact on historic sites


June 28, 2022

Grain Elevator Project Could Destroy African American Historical Sites, Preservation Agency Says

Pro Publica

June 27, 2022

Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’ has received increased attention. Will it bring more action?

June 22, 2022

Rep. Grijalva Tours Cancer Alley Communities Plagued by Racial Discrimination and Environmental Injustice


June 16, 2022

The Descendants Project Holds Land Blessing Ceremony to Honor Juneteenth


June 13, 2022

Judge allows pre-construction activity for grain elevator in historic, majority-Black part of St. John Parish

The Louisiana Weekly

June 6, 2022

Judge allows pile driving to begin on proposed Wallace grain terminal

May 25, 2022

A Corporation Ignoring a Whistleblower About Disruption to a Historic Site? You Don't Say

May 20, 2022

She Warned the Grain Elevator Would Disrupt Sacred Black History. They Deleted Her Findings.

Pro Publica

May 19, 2022

History or jobs? Proposed grain elevator near historic Black community causes divisions


May 4, 2022

Stopping Cancer Alley: Slave Descendants Suit Against $400M Grain Elevator Allowed To Proceed

Roland Martin Unfiltered

April 28, 2022

Grain elevator: Ruling lets slave descendants suit go ahead

The Washington Post

April 28, 2022

Amid push to block grain elevator, suit over zoning change moves forward in St. John Parish

WWNO - New Orleans Public Radio

April 28, 2022

Grain elevator operator must face suit from residents in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley

Courthouse News Service

April 21, 2022

Land, Health, and History: A fight for Environmental Justice and Community Legacy

The Activist Files Podcast

April 7, 2022

In ‘groundbreaking’ decision, EPA to investigate 2 state agencies over discrimination claims


April 7, 2022

EPA investigates Louisiana environmental, health agencies for racial discrimination in issuing air pollution permits

March 24, 2022

Wallace community responds to grain elevator project


March 15, 2022

A Fight for Home and A Community in Cancer Alley

Bar\Heart Podcast (ep.4)

March 10, 2022

Millions suffering in deadly pollution ‘sacrifice zones’, warns UN expert

The Guardian

March 8, 2022

New grain terminal, 60 jobs planned in St. John Parish; some fear for their health, safety

March 5, 2022

Zoning maps, Corps of Engineers ruling create hurdles for grain terminal


March 5, 2022

Zoning maps, Corps of Engineers ruling create hurdles for grain terminal


March 3, 2022

New industrial growth in Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley' is 'environmental racism,' UN panel says

The Advocate

February 22, 2022

Marathon Refinery Explosion Puts Workers, Community At Risk.

Healthy Gulf

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