Tag Archives: Environmental Justice

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Making of a Movement

by: Marlon Baquedano On Saturday, September 3, 2016 in North Dakota, security guards working for the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe with dogs and pepper spray as they protested the $3.8 billion pipeline’s (DAPL) construction on a tribal burial site.[1] The incident led the tribe’s attorneys, from […]

Hurricane Katrina’s 10th Anniversary: How Much Has Really Changed?

BY: AMANDA POWELL It has been ten years since the country watched Hurricane Katrina rip through New Orleans. It has also been ten years since Kanye West made the infamous statement, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” Whether you believed that statement to be true at the time or not, there are current racial […]