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Puerto Rico Ends Toxic Dumping of Coal Ash, But Increases Its Commercial Use

7 July, 2017 - 10:01

“This law is one step forward and two steps back,” said one environmentalist.

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How the On-Demand Economy Enables the Cycle of Racial Labor Discrimination

6 July, 2017 - 16:02

We talked to the National Employment Law Project’s Nayantara Mehta about how apps like Uber exploit workers and dress up old models of discrimination in shiny new clothes.

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Why Opening Up the Atlantic and Arctic for Offshore Drilling Matters

6 July, 2017 - 16:02

A new effort by the Trump administration endangers waterways necessary to livelihoods and ways of life.

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Jenner Sisters Pull Notorious B.I.G. Shirts After Estate Threatens to Sue

6 July, 2017 - 11:32

Biggie's mother Voletta Wallace: "I have no idea why they feel they can exploit the deaths of 2Pac and my son Christopher to sell a t-shirt."

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Jay-Z Explores Anti-Black Stereotypes in Animated Video for 'The Story of O.J.'

6 July, 2017 - 11:32

The clip draws from old Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons to dramatize the "4:44" song's take on structural racism.

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Black and Latina Moms Are Most Concerned With Climate Change

6 July, 2017 - 11:32

Most surveyed agreed that not enough was being done to keep children safe.  

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STUDY: 3 Ways Climate Change Will Have Unequal Economic Impacts Across US

5 July, 2017 - 14:53

Poor people of color will experience the worst of it.

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The 3 Quotes You Have to Read From the Facebook Hate Speech Exposé

5 July, 2017 - 14:53

ProPublica reveals internal documents about the social media giant's protocol and technology for tracking and removing racist statements, violent content and fake news—and how they impact people of color.

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5 Questions With the Woman Keynoting a POC-Only Environmental Gathering

5 July, 2017 - 10:34

Carolyn Finney speaks on the land, privilege and the environmental sector’s White dominance.

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The Insecure Season Two Trailer Just Dropped

5 July, 2017 - 10:34

It's hella lit.

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Michigan Sues Flint for City's Decision on Drinking Water Contract

5 July, 2017 - 10:34

The city council decided to extend its current contract short-term instead of going with a 30-year one, as the mayor and state had suggested.

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Academy Builds on Diversity Drive With 30 Percent-POC Class of 2017

5 July, 2017 - 06:49

The Academy broke induction records with 774 new members, 232 of whom inched up its percentage of people of color from 11 to 13 percent.

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