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How Last Year’s Hurricane Season May Have Decimated the Virgin Islands’ Middle Class: Report How Last Year’s Hurricane Season May Have Decimated the Virgin Islands’ Middle Class: Report

Back-to-back strikes from two major hurricanes last year, Irma and Maria, have undone years of economic and social growth in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a new report from the Washington Post finds. The storms have so thoroughly disrupted the islands’ economy, education and health systems that “a generation of Virgin…

FEMA Now Says It Won’t Cut Off Food and Water Aid to Puerto Rico FEMA Now Says It Won’t Cut Off Food and Water Aid to Puerto Rico

Updated Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at 4:15 p.m. EST: In a reversal that should tell you everything you need to know about the way the federal government has responded to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, FEMA now says that it won’t cut off food and water funding to the island, which is still suffering the…

FEMA Officials Say It’s Not Their Job to Distribute Food and Water to Hurricane Victims in Puerto Rico: Report FEMA Officials Say It’s Not Their Job to Distribute Food and Water to Hurricane Victims in Puerto Rico: Report

Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Maria brought devastation to the island of Puerto Rico, people in the town of Aibonito still have not received any food or water from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The reason? FEMA said it’s not their job to distribute food and water to the hurricane victims.

FEMA Is Garnishing This Man’s Check to Take Back Funds Given to Him After Hurricane Katrina FEMA Is Garnishing This Man’s Check to Take Back Funds Given to Him After Hurricane Katrina

Imagine being a federal agency that is supposed to provide help and support for victims of natural disasters in their time of need, and when one such victim—a deserving recipient who survived Hurricane Katrina—applies for and receives such aid, you come after him 12 years later and begin garnishing his check to get…

Mother Desperate to Find Son in Puerto Rico Begs Trump to Stop Talking About Football and Help Mother Desperate to Find Son in Puerto Rico Begs Trump to Stop Talking About Football and Help

It’s been over a week since Jacqui Gormley has heard from her son, who was in Puerto Rico with his grandmother when Hurricane Maria hit. Desperate and running out of options, Gormley had a strong message for President Donald Trump during an interview with CNN’s Brooke Baldwin.

Even Rihanna Is Trying to Get the Dotard to Pay Attention to Puerto Rico’s Humanitarian Crisis Even Rihanna Is Trying to Get the Dotard to Pay Attention to Puerto Rico’s Humanitarian Crisis

Donald Trump loves ratings and attention, and he certainly doesn’t love the Constitution, which is the reason he can’t stop talking about the national anthem. On Tuesday night, he even dragged running legend Usain Bolt into the fray, tweeting out a video of the GOAT stopping an interview so that he could acknowledge…

The Burgeoning Humanitarian Crisis in Puerto Rico The Burgeoning Humanitarian Crisis in Puerto Rico

While the Demented Cheese-Grit-in-Chief’s war against black athletes dominates headlines and social media feeds in the United States, Puerto Rico faces an increasingly desperate situation after Hurricane Maria devastated the island Thursday. Supplies and aid are headed to the island from the U.S. mainland Monday, but…

How Petrified Should We Be for Hurricane Victims Now That Ben Carson Is the Head of HUD? How Petrified Should We Be for Hurricane Victims Now That Ben Carson Is the Head of HUD?

As the waters recede in parts of Houston, Beaumont, Port Arthur and other areas of Texas impacted by the horrific Hurricane Harvey, the agony of recovery efforts has begun.

Making Sure Your Houston Relief Money Is Going to the Black Folks Who Need It Most Isn’t Easy Making Sure Your Houston Relief Money Is Going to the Black Folks Who Need It Most Isn’t Easy

Houston state Rep. Shawn Thierry’s majority-black district houses nearly 200,000 residents, the Houston Texans football stadium, and a massive population of folks who were already low-income and living from paycheck-to-paycheck.

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