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Black Lawmakers, EPA Kick Off Environmental Justice Tour
Black lawmakers | EPA kick off environmental justice tour....


Reflections on the 2010 US Social Forum in Detroit
Opinion: Reflections on the 2010 US Social Forum in Detroit...


Transocean, Justice Dept. Nearing $1.4B Settlement Over Rig Owner's Role in Gulf Oil Spill
The company will have to pay civil and criminal penalties and plead guilty to violating the Clean W...


Commentary: We Should Add Climate Change to the Civil Rights Agenda
The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington is also a chance to raise awareness about climate c...


A Conversation With EPA's Lisa Jackson
EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson spoke with BET.com about her efforts to to ensure that African-Am...


Q&A With Environmental Activist Majora Carter
Majora Carter talks activism, “greening the ghetto” and the future of the urban environmentalist mo...


Cabinet Members Tout Obama’s Track Record
The National Action Network played host to HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and EPA Administrator Lisa J...


Vice President Joseph Biden Honors the Civil Rights Movement
Vice President Joseph Biden celebrates Black History Month with African-American leaders....


When Green Goes Black
Many African-Americans have misconceptions about the environmental movement because the face of the...


Mass. Town Makes Peace with Du Bois, a Native Son
Mass. Town Makes Peace with Du Bois | a Native Son...


Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Is Moving On
Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is the latest cabinet member to resign. The heads of Justice, Health an...


Why Are There No Black Cabinet Picks?
The Congressional Black Caucus is disappointed that President Obama has not named any new African-A...


Office of Minority Health Seeks to Improve Black Lives
During National Minority Health Month, BET.com looks at a department within the federal government ...


News| Hurricane Katrina | Global Warming Could Spell Disaster for Blacks
Posted Jan. 18, 2006 – If you thought Hurricane Katrina was a once-in-a-lifetime fluke, think again...


Commentary: How Being Black and Green Is in Our DNA
Introducing Green For All’s new executive director Nikki Silvestri....


Commentary: Dr. King and the Fight for Voting Rights
If we are to continue building the greater and more unified nation that Martin Luther King envision...


BP Says Oil Spill Settlement Deal Close
Oil giant BP announced Thursday that it is in final talks with the Department of Justice and the Se...


Nigerian Villagers Seek to Sue Shell Over Oil Leak
Nigerian villagers seek to sue Shell over oil leak...


Study: Alcohol more Lethal than Heroin, Cocaine
LONDON – Alcohol is more dangerous than illegal drugs like heroin and crack cocaine, accordin...