‘Untold stories’: Rural diversity series blends data, modern narratives and history


For nearly three months, 17 journalists at Energy News Network (ENN), Flatwater Free PressMississippi Free PressNew Mexico In DepthReligion News Service and Sierra Nevada Ally delved into news stories about the unique challenges that some Black, Hispanic and Indigenous communities face in rural America. Those challenges range from navigating racism in real estate, environmental regulation and the justice system to gaining access to healthcare and broadband. 

“These stories are important reminders of the ongoing efforts — and the work yet to be done — to close these gaps that make life harder for rural people of color,” said Dan Haugen, managing editor of the Energy News Network, who served as lead editor on the series. 

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