Bar association group links environmental racism to higher pandemic rates, lead poisoning, and lasting tolls for tribal nations and communities of color

By Leonna McAfee Medill Reports The civil rights arm of the American Bar Association is calling for legal reforms to prevent pollution threats and other environmental injustices linking tribal communities and communities of color to everything from higher COVID-19 contagion to increased lead poisoning.  The ABA’s Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice held a […]

Chicago rally, car caravan demand end to white supremacy on MLK Day

By Leonna McAfee Medill Reports More than 100 protesters gathered in Federal Plaza for a Trump Out Now! Rally and Car Caravan on Martin Luther King Day Jan. 18 demanding changes from President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris just two days before their inauguration. The crowd condemned outgoing President Donald Trump and his […]