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African inventor addresses worldwide crisis of sanitation

African inventor addresses worldwide crisis of sanitation

Jan. 2 |   Lack of toilets, water overuse will bring the crisis to the U.S., engineer predicts   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Human waste disposal and how to properly manage it has been a recognized environmental issue since 2008 when the United...

Food as a weapon: Welcome to a ‘new age of food justice’

Food as a weapon: Welcome to a ‘new age of food justice’

Oct. 17 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Kwasi Nate Russell has studied the corridor on Minneapolis’ North Side from West Broadway Avenue, starting at Washington Avenue and east toward Girard Avenue, and discovered nearly 20 “major and minor fast-food/...

Black farmers fight to retain land ownership

Black farmers fight to retain land ownership

Oct. 10 |   Modern-day struggle renews, redefines 40-acers-and-a-mule promise   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Land ownership, which signaled both privilege and power, was a European concept brought to the country. “The way we think about...

Conference brings Black environmental thought to Twin Cities

Conference brings Black environmental thought to Twin Cities

Sep. 26 | Everyday Black folks missing from the eco-dialogue By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Tuskegee University hosted the first-ever Black Environmental Thought (BET) conference in 2007. The University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey Center hosted...
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