A continuing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is shattering the perception that only residents of poor countries are denied access to this basic human right.
Community members created the Madeline Island Jingle Dress Project in the spring of 2018 to immerse Native and non-Native people in the history of the island.
Nearly two years have passed since my trip to Standing Rock soon after the October 27 raids. I had been publishing about the Dakota Access pipeline for a couple months, but physically being in North Dakota was a different beast.
Possession of khat, a chewable plant stimulant that's popular in the Horn of Africa, may condemn a Somali immigrant in New Hampshire to indefinite detention. And in other news, hookworm is making a comeback—in Alabama and in court.
Native people, who arguably have the most to lose with the construction of the pipelines, haven't been a priority at any stage of the permitting and construction process and, as such, their concerns are rarely heard in the media.
“Sexual harassment and assault are rampant in the American workplace, and we cannot trust Acosta to oversee labor policy," said UltraViolet Chief Campaigns Officer Karin Roland.