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September 08, 2014

HBCUs and Frontline Gulf Coast Communities to Hold “Teach-In” at NYC Climate Convergence

The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Climate Initiative, a consortium of black colleges and community based organizations in the Gulf Coast and South Atlantic states, will hold a “teach-in” at the Global Climate Convergence at 10:45am – 12:15pm, September 20 (Empire State College, 325 Hudson Street, Room 544, New York, NY). The theme of the teach-in, “Building a Strong U.S. “Southern Initiative” to Address Climate Change and Community Resilience,” emphasizes educating and training leaders from low-wealth and people of color communities in the Gulf Coast and South Atlantic states about the causes, impacts and consequences of climate change, mitigation and adaptation strategies, and effective models for building and enhancing community resilience to disasters.

June 01, 2011

Hurricane Season Kicks Off Today: Weather-Weary Americans Learning to Cope

Today marks the start of hurricane season. One need not be a rocket scientist or a meteorologist to know this fact.Hurricane season begins on June 1 each year.Experts predict a busy hurricane season this year which could translate into more misery and pain. Millions of Americans are already weary from dangerous weather over the past

May 30, 2011

A 20-Point Plan to Destroy Black New Orleans After Katrina: Revisited 5 Years Later

We are just two days away from the start of the 2011 hurricane season and three months from the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.Given the timeliness of the upcoming events, I think it’s a good time to revisit Katrina and the Second Disaster: A Twenty-Point Plan to Destroy Black New Orleans, an article I wrote