Drew Hawkins, Gulf States Newsroom

A New Orleans Neighborhood Confronts the Racist Legacy of a Toxic Stretch of Highway

KFF Health News Original

New federal funds aim to address an array of problems created by highway construction in minority neighborhoods. These are economic, social, and, perhaps above all, public health problems. In New Orleans’ Treme neighborhood, competing plans for how to deal with harm done by the Claiborne Expressway reveal the challenge of how to mitigate them meaningfully.