Natural Disasters

A child walks in his flooded neighborhood on May 4, 2017, in Arnold, Missouri. Towns along the Meramec River braced for the river to crest after days of rainfall in the region.

STUDY: After Natural Disasters, Whites Accumulate Wealth While People of Color Lose It

There are marked racial differences in the cost of disasters.

People hug following a jazz funeral ceremony at Dillard University on August 28, 2015, for the 10th anniversary in New Orleans, Louisiana.

REPORT: Climate Change Impacts Mental Health, With People Of Color Hit the Hardest

“A persistent reality in American culture is the existence of environmental injustice.”