Watching Grown Men Cry: Fear and Distrust in Mississippi


We’re rushing from Grand Isle, Louisiana to D’Iberville, Mississippi where our guide, Pat Heidingsfelder, along with the help of local community organizer Linda St. Martin, has set up a town hall style meeting with Gulf Coast shrimpers. It’s an uncanny mix of folks: half are Cajun, the other are from the Vietnamese community. But in [...]

The Daily Spill: Shrimp Processing


Some sketches from Thursday’s visit to a shrimp processing plant in D’Iberville, Mississippi. We’re very excited to have cartoonist Shannon Wheeler with us on this project as he’s working on documenting the whole project through drawings and cartooning. We’ll be featuring some of his daily sketches — pulled directly from his sketchbook — here on [...]