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The discovery was aided by input from the Smithsonian Institution, the National Park Service, the National Geographic Society and the Slave Wrecks Project, a multinational group researching the slave trade, and comes at a moment when civil rights museums have opened across the South.

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“It lends credibility to the community and to who we are as not just West Africans, but we are North Africans and West Africans and part of a human story, not a human tragedy.”

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In RI? Testify 5/29 to support the Water Security Act!

The Water Security Act ensures that income level isn’t a barrier to safe, clean drinking water, and requires management plans to be accountable to the public. 342 more words

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How our view of the future with the effects of climate change impacts intergenerational equality

December 7, 2015


This paper explores intergenerational
equality through the lens of time perception, using climate change as a key
issue. Climate change, one of the defining issues of our time, is viewed as a… 5,108 more words


High Asthma Rates in DC Blamed on Poor Housing

Children in Wards 7 and 8 see higher asthma rates than the rest of the city

Darrow Montgomery reports in Washington CityPaper that Children’s National emergency room data show that children who live in Ward 8 have 20 to 25 times the number of ER visits, total, as their counterparts who live in more affluent Northwest neighborhoods. 18 more words

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Environmentalism is not a metaphor

By Remy Bargout*

Environmentalists live under a growing and yet age-old illusion that the mainstream movement has gained a critical mass, or unstoppable momentum that ‘now, consumer society, world leaders, and the capitalist system must reckon with’. 1,760 more words


Environmental Degradation and Exploitation of Indigenous Lands: the Ecuadorian Amazon, Navajo Indian Reservation, and Osage County

by Hayley Briggs, Francesca D’Annunzio, Mickey Guajardo, and Brooke Wilson

A significant portion of the world’s natural resources – oil, gas, and minerals – are located beneath the terrain occupied by indigenous groups. 2,258 more words