Black N.C. Mother Charged With Drowning Death of Her Toddler During Hurricane Florence Gets Support From NAACP

When Hurricane Florence battered the Carolinas in September, Dazia Lee’s tragic story made national headlines. Thinking the storm had passed on Sept. 16, the 20-year-old Lee headed out to her grandmother’s house with her 1-year-old son, Kaiden, strapped in his car seat. The drive took a tragic turn when a flash flood…

Don't Let Hurricane Florence's Aftermath Make Us Forget That Two Women Died Unnecessarily in Police Custody

The effects of Hurricane Florence will be with us for quite some time, given that 44 people have been killed; hundreds of roads remain partially underwater or heavily damaged; the storm is expected to be among the 10 costliest natural disasters in U.S. history; and the worst of it lays ahead for thousands of people in…