Louisiana State University
Professor of Geography at Louisiana State University, editor of Geographical Review and author of An Unnatural Metropolis: Wresting New Orleans from Nature
Since the great flood of 1927 killed hundreds of people, the Army Corps of Engineers has built 2000 miles of levees to tame the Mississippi.
May. 12, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
The Mississippi watershed is the world's third largest after the Amazon and the Congo.
May. 12, 2011from To the Point
A four-part documentary series from KCRW. In the first episode of Samaritans, we meet Christine Curtiss, learn where she came from and what her everyday life is like on the street.
Jun. 13from To the Point
Today the FBI arrested LA City Councilman Jose Huizar. Huizar chaired the powerful Planning and Land Use Committee. In a press conference today, U.S.
Jun. 23from Greater LA
Media outlets in Los Angeles are re-examining their hiring practices, diversity and inclusion efforts, and pay disparities.
Jun. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
LA County’s courts will reopen Monday for non-jury criminal and civil trials. But what steps are being taken to ensure the courts will be safe?
Jun. 17from Greater LA
Many camps decided not to reopen this summer. Some are going all virtual, while others are going bankrupt.
Jun. 29from Greater LA
Dominique Fung’s paintings unpack her understanding of her own cultural identity. Paul Sepuya’s photographs bring emotions to disembodied digital communication.
Jun. 23from Arts & Culture Stories
Statues of slave traders and Confederate leaders are being toppled or defaced during protests following the killing of George Floyd.
Jun. 25from Design and Architecture
Hundreds of librarians are working as contact tracers in LA County during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun. 15from Greater LA
A Facebook post looking for Black video editors sparked hateful comments and allegations of “anti-white racism,” drawing attention to Hollywood’s lack of diversity and reluctance to…
Jun. 25from Greater LA