Opening panel of In Conditions of Fresh Water: An Artistic Exploration of Environmental Racism at Duke Center for Documentary Studies, March 2, 2017. From left: Brenda Wilson, Omega Wilson, Catherine Coleman Flowers, Torkwase Dyson, Danielle Purifoy, Courtney Reid-Eaton (exhibit curator). Photo courtesy Audrey Shore.

Black futures and Black places: The story of water

The story of water is a story of place, race, and power. Water shapes the conditions of places where we live, grow, and change. Power shapes the contours of place. Race is a metaphor for power.
Published May 28, 2017
Written by Danielle Purifoy