Seth Freed Wessler is a reporter with ProPublica’s South unit who focuses on immigration, the justice system and inequality Wessler was previously an independent reporter and a fellow at Type Investigations. He has reported for the New York Times Magazine, Reveal/The Center for Investigative Reporting, Mother Jones, the Smithsonian Magazine, the Nation, This American Life and others.
This story was originally published by ProPublica. For the second time in six months, a federal agency reprimanded a Louisiana developer for its failure to offer an adequate assessment of the harm that its proposed $400 million agricultural development would cause to neighboring Black communities and historic sites. In a forceful letter dated Dec. 23, […]