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The Scarlet E, Episode 3: "Landlords & Tenants"

The Scarlet E, Episode 3: "Landlords & Tenants"

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC Studios. This is the dollars-and-cents episode of The Scarlet E, in which On the Media sets their sights on the practicalities and pitfalls of housing America’s poor families in the private rental market.

The Scarlet E, Episode 2: "40 Acres"

The Scarlet E, Episode 2: "40 Acres"

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC Studios. Eviction isn't without its own historical context. In vulnerable communities of people of color, displacement and denial of housing are phenomena centuries in the making. This episode maps the persistent line between racist housing policies, localized profiteering, and the devastating plunder of generations of wealth. 

Uncovering Forgotten African-American Graves

Uncovering Forgotten African-American Graves

Brian Palmer

PHOTOGRAPHY | MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with NarrativelyIn Richmond, Virginia, an overgrown cemetery had become a dreary dumpsite. Now a crew of volunteers is making sure these bygone lives don’t get lost to history.

These Abandoned Black Cemeteries Were Long Forgotten — Until Now

These Abandoned Black Cemeteries Were Long Forgotten — Until Now

Brian Palmer

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with BuzzFeed. A group of volunteers has been working to reclaim two neglected Virginia cemeteries from nature’s grasp.