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Sierra Club Diversifying Green Movement with First Black Board Chair

Stereotypically, when people think of the Green Movement, they think of tree hugging hippies wearing Birkenstocks while they cruise down the street in a...

Walmart Wage Increase Likely to Start New Trend Toward Pay Equity

Better schedules, more training, and a wage increase up to $10.00 per hour - that's what Walmart workers can expect beginning on April 1. Last month,...

An Open Letter from a Black Man to the Muslim Community

Dear Muslim Americans, I stand with you. I hear you and I stand with you because I know. I know what it’s like to feel rejected, to...

Even Kendrick Lamar’s View of Black Respectability is Problematic

Let me preface this by saying Kendrick Lamar is incredibly talented and is easily one of the realest dudes in hip hop right now....

Why I Have A Problem with Kylie Jenner’s Dreadlocks

Apparently, dreadlocks, braids, and full lips are "new" to White people in the same way America was new to Columbus. Over the weekend, Kylie Jenner...

Who Cares that Selma was Snubbed by the Oscars? I Don’t

It’s award season.  The Oscars are approaching.  And many people have taken issue with the glaring lack of diversity in this year’s nominations.  Twitter...

Alleviate Poverty in America by Expanding Outreach

Have we spent too many years overlooking the real challenges of our economy? Are there still too many of us living from paycheck to...

Honorable Assumes Post as Newest FERC Commissioner

                    On January 5, 2015, five months after being nominated by President Barack Obama, Colette Honorable was sworn in as a Commissioner for the Federal...

Net Metering Raises Inequity Concerns Amid Solar Transition

Many Americans like to say that “if you work hard, you’ll get ahead,” but fewer and fewer of us actually think so.  A recent...

Black Legislators Support Equitable Transition to Solar Energy

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators recently released its 2014 Winter White Paper entitled, The Need to Develop & Implement Equitable Energy Policies.  In...