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When the BP Deepwater Horizon rig blew up off the Louisiana coast on April 20, 2010, it triggered what would turn out to be the worst oil spill in U.S. history, with almost 200 million gallons pouring into the Gulf of Mexico before the well was... More...
Excerpt from Introduction: Five years ago, Hurricane Katrina crashed into the Gulf Coast, inflicting unprecedented damage in coastal communities and unleashing a chain reaction of events that would permanently transform the region -- and continue... More...
Excerpt from Introduction: Today, there is an important national debate underway about the South. Political strategists, grassroots organizers, funders and others concerned about issues of social justice are grappling with critical questions: What... More...
In 2008, fully one-third of Electoral College votes for president coming from Southern states went to Democrat Barack Obama, who went on to become the nation's first African-American president. The 2008 elections weren't just historic, they were... More...
Religious faith has always been a powerful force in American life. Writing in the early eighth century, French chronicler Alexis de Tocqueville observed that American civilization "is the result ... of two distinct elements, which in other places... More...
Excerpt From Foreword Hurricane Katrina and the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement is a special report by the Institute for Southern Studies and Southern Exposure, produced in collaboration with the Brookings-Bern Project on Internally... More...
The Katrina Crisis and a Community Agenda for Action Institute for Southern Studies Southern Exposure (Vol. 35, Nos. 3 & 4) August/September 2007 INTRODUCTION: Keeping our promise to the Gulf Coast Two weeks after Hurricane Katrina struck and... More...
Institute for Southern Studies Southern Exposure (Vol. 35, Nos. 1 & 2) March 2007 The Costs of Being the "Most Military-Friendly State in America" Billboards across the state declare North Carolina's motto: "Most military-friendly state." North... More...
The State of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast Institute for Southern Studies Southern Exposure (Vol. XXXIV, Nos. 3 & 4) Aug/Sept 2006 Hurricane Katrina shook the world as millions watched in horror not only at the devastating winds and floods,... More...
The State of New Orleans by Numbers Six Months After Hurricane Katrina A Special Report by Gulf Coast Reconstruction Watch Southern Exposure (Vol. 34, No. 1 & 2) February/March 2006 It's been six months since Hurricane Katrina hit, and... More...