Tag: Hurricane

Images of Loss: Mapping the Future Coast

Chitra , January 7th, 2022

By Sheehan Moore, CUNY § Ten miles south of New Orleans, on the West Bank of the Mississippi, the trees flanking both sides of Highway 3134 stop abruptly. A…


Colonialism’s Orchestrated Disasters in Puerto Rico

Margaret Dorsey , November 27th, 2017

“María, María, perdí la esperanza, María, María, perdí la esperanza.” I am reminded of these lyrics from the bomba group, Yuba Iré, when I see the pictures and…

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Reflections on Hurricane Sandy, media and disconnection

Fran Barone , November 5th, 2012

Last week, Hurricane Sandy pummeled the east coast of the US. Power outages due to extreme coastal flooding, high winds and fallen trees have caused food and gas…