Historic Floodwaters Inundate the Carolinas (in Photos)
Though the storm has passed, flooding and evacuations continue as rivers swell.
The Damage From Hurricane Florence Is Still Growing
An accounting of the ongoing damages, from failing dams to coal-ash ponds.
How Communities Manage Hazards During Natural Disasters
The decisions made when managing a range of hazards are a key factor in a community's vulnerability during storms like Hurricane Florence.
In South Carolina, Hurricane Florence Put the Gullah People's Way of Life in Peril
Many in the community live on land that is classified as "heir's property," a legal condition that leaves it particularly vulnerable, especially in a disaster.
As Hurricane Florence Approaches, One South Carolina Inmate Says 'Prisoners Are Extremely Nervous' About Their Safety
Pacific Standard spoke with an inmate in Lee Correctional Institution as he and other prisoners prepared for the storm.
What Advocates Are Saying About South Carolina's Refusal to Evacuate Prisoners in Hurricane Florence's Path
Prisoners in the hurricane's path will not be evacuated—and many are outraged.
Senators Across the Country Weigh in on a Unionization Fight in South Carolina
In their bid to unionize, one relatively small group of Boeing workers in the South has lately drawn some bigger-name supporters.
Boeing Flight Line Workers Vote to Unionize in South Carolina
In this historically anti-union state, organizing even a small number of workers is a big deal.
A Tale of Two Boeing Factories
Boeing workers in Washington State have been unionized for decades; their counterparts in South Carolina recently voted out the union in a landslide. Pacific Standard compares conditions in both workplaces, a year after South Carolina's historic vote.
Viewfinder: A Pro-Confederate Flag Demonstration in South Carolina
BC Johnson talks to demonstrators at the South Carolina Statehouse on July 10th, 2017, in Columbia, South Carolina.
Millennials Are No Less Racist Than Members of Generation X
Millennial attitudes are much more similar to those of older whites than they are to those of their peers of color.
What Should Cities Do With Their Icons to White Supremacy?
Is removing them a sign that we're finally taking history seriously, or that we're uncomfortable with our past?
Pluralistic Ignorance and Retreat From the Confederate Flag
Have Southerners always been uncomfortable with the flag's history?
Remember, the Confederate Flag Has Unconscious Meanings
No matter people's conscious beliefs about the flag, it underscores racist mindsets.
An Honest, Stream-of-Consciousness Conversation About Race
Professor Gerald Horne talks about America's history of racism, and why the South Carolina shooting can't be considered an isolated incident.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Military Brat Committed to Empowering Young Girls and People of Color
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.