Economic pressures took their toll on the African-American community established around the time of the Civil War; now, a marsh threatens its historic church and cemetery. With the water coming, can Smithville hold on to its past?
The continental United States is 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than it was a century ago. Seas around the coasts are nine inches higher. Damage is mounting because of these fundamental changes, and Americans are living it.
Journalist Lewis Raven Wallace joined Steve Curwood on Living on Earth last week to discuss his
recent series for Environmental Health News and Scalawag Magazine on how last fall's Hurricane Florence has upended the lives of public housing residents in New Bern, North Carolina, and left many homeless.