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OPEN BX RX with Dr. Bob Lee

Dr. Bob Lee is joined by Dr. Ophera Davis, African American Disaster Specialist and Author, who speaks about her latest book, Overlooked Hurricane Katrina Mississippi Black Women Survivors Resilience and Recovery,...

The Bronx Social Justice and Anit Violence Forums

Host Daren Jaime sits down with Author and Disaster Expert, Dr. Ophera Davis discussing her research on natural disasters and the recovery of Hurricane Katrina Black women survivors.

Wellesley Magazine interview: “Weathering the Storm”

Wellesley Magazine interview: “Weathering the Storm”

As hurricanes and wildfires ravaged the U.S. in 2017—the costliest year on record for natural disasters—Ophera Davis, lecturer in Africana Studies, sat glued to her TV screen. She watched women in Texas flee their flooded homes in boats, and evacuees in California...

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