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MLK 50: Our First Family March in Memphis with NAACP

It is hard to describe what I felt in Memphis, TN on April 4th, 2018. This date marked the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To start,…

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Honoring Black History Month and the Path Towards Energy Justice: Coal Ash Testimony at US Commission on Civil Rights

This blog is the second in our 2016 Black History Month series honoring advocates and opportunities to advance energy justice. To read other blogs in this series, click here. On February 5 I…

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Can we talk? Here’s the conversation African Americans need to have about climate change

This guest post, by Danielle Hilton and Seandra Pope, was originally published on Grist on July 8. You can see the original post here. Last year, the African-American author and commentator Charles…

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Tr-Ash Talk: Dumping A Civil Rights Issue

This guest post was written by Emily Enderle of Earthjustice. The original blog can be found here.   One town's Tr-"ash" is no one's treasure The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been…

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Special Report: Industry wraps coal ash regulation fight in the mantle of civil rights

Guest Blog by Sue Sturgis, Editorial Director, Institute for Southern Studies/Facing South SPECIAL REPORT: Industry wraps coal ash regulation fight in the mantle of civil rights Standing out among the more than 250…