In August 1938, nearly 12,000 majority-white New Deal laborers employed by the federal government began clearing land, relocating communities, and erecting a forty-two-mile system of dams and dikes under the direction of the South Carolina Public Service Authority.
Environmental History Now.
A Platform on Representation, Engagement, and Community
Green Space Versus the Police State: The Future of Weelaunee People’s Park
Atlanta—a twentieth-century hub for the Black middle class, a battleground over segregation, and now … the destination for brunch?
Building on Sand: The Forgotten Roots of Singaporean Land Reclamation from Colony to Postcolony
“What kind of world can be built from sterile and lifeless sand and land that has no roots, no history, and no memory, except for the violent extraction from its homeland?”