UPROOTED: HOW NEWARK ACQUIRED A MEDICAL SCHOOL AND DESTROYED A NEIGHBORHOODVisit the Uprooted story website
Uprooted is a collaboration with Newest Americans.
Between 1955 and 1972 hundreds of people were displaced from Newark, New Jersey. Uprooted tells the story of this displacement, and maps the origins and destinations of many of the people that were forced to leave their homes. It is a the same time a rich historical archive of images, videos, and audio interviews, as well as a detailed mapping platform visualizing the extent and magnitude of this tragedy.
Here are some frames from the piece. It starts with beautiful archival images.
And it ends with a detailed mapping platform visualizing the paths of displacement and giving you access to more stories anchored in the neighborhood.