Co-published with Bloomberg City Lab. In the Louisiana city of Shreveport, residents of Allendale have spent decades fighting a highway expansion. Even if they succeed, the neighborhood is already losing.
ASJA Writing Awards Honorable Mention, Social Change | When I put the house on the market, I uncovered a story of a Black woman losing her home to municipal greed.
Co-published with The Intercept. In “Freedom Dreams,” narrated by Nina Turner, Black women talk about how student debt has impacted their lives and what cancellation would mean for their futures.
Co-published with Teen Vogue. We’re still waiting on “a real age of emancipation,” writes Braxton Brewington.
Co-published with Esquire. The photo has been used to exemplify an America that once was—but the story of its subject and the dreams she once had is long overdue.
Co-published with The Guardian. Unstable property rights mean Black southerners may survive a flood but lose their home, and it’s causing the racial wealth gap to grow larger.