Adina Solomon is a freelance journalist who writes on a range of subjects, with mini-beats in urban design and death. She also writes about business and technology. Adina spent months and miles reporting for The Bitter Southerner on a major pipeline project's effects on the home of the largest Native American community east of the Mississippi River. She was named a 2018 Rising Star by the News Media Alliance.
Before freelancing, Adina worked as an editor at trade publications in aviation/logistics and hospitality, covering subjects from business to food to tech. In between, she lived in France and taught English to French high school students. In addition to English, Adina speaks French and some Hebrew.
A pipeline in the sand
If its developers succeed, the 594-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline will run from West Virginia to a terminus in Robeson County, North Carolina — the ancestral land of the Lumbee tribe, the largest Native American community east of the Mississippi River. With their home county looking for any source of jobs, the tribe is wrestling with itself over whether the pipeline should come through.
Read the story here: https://bittersoutherner.com/a-pipeline-in-the-sand-atlantic-coast-lumbee-tribe