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Over 2,000 Cities with Higher Lead Levels than Flint

By: Eddie Conway

Baltimore, Milwaukee, Chicago and Cleveland all have been victim to high lead and other toxins in the water. Eddie Conway and Eugene Puryear discuss the frustrations of citizens and the struggles to get clean water in communities of color The post Over 2,000 Cities with Higher Lead Levels than Flint...

Aretha! Unapologetically Black, Unapologetically Woman

By: Marc Steiner

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, passed at 76.  She leaves a legacy of music, commitment to Black and human liberation and defined America’s DNA The post Aretha! Unapologetically Black, Unapologetically Woman appeared first on The Real News Network....

Have a Little Carcinogenic Glyphosate With Your Morning Oatmeal

By: Marc Steiner

The Environmental Working Group just released an article showing the potentially cancer causing glyphosate found in Round Up is all over the oats in your favorite cereal and health bars The post Have a Little Carcinogenic Glyphosate With Your Morning Oatmeal appeared first on The Real News Network....

Have a Little Carcinogenic Glysphosate With Your Morning Oatmeal

By: Marc Steiner

The Environmental Working Group just released an article showing the potentially cancer causing glyphosate found in Round Up is all over the oats in your favorite cereal and health bars The post Have a Little Carcinogenic Glysphosate With Your Morning Oatmeal appeared first on The Real News Network....

Baltimore’s Girls Are Being Pushed Out of Schools at Alarming Rates

By: Khalilah M. Harris

In the first of a two-part series, Khalilah Harris explores the disproportionate discipline Black girls face in Baltimore schools, and the steps being taken to eliminate the bridge between classrooms and prisons The post Baltimore’s Girls Are Being Pushed Out of Schools at Alarming Rates appeared first on The Real...

DNC Reverses Ban on Accepting Fossil Fuel Industry Money

By: Marc Steiner

DNC Chair Tom Perez reversed an agreement to ban accepting money from the fossil fuel industry that created a firestorm of protest The post DNC Reverses Ban on Accepting Fossil Fuel Industry Money appeared first on The Real News Network....

Kris Kobach, Trump’s Top Vote Suppressor, Wins Kansas Primary

By: Aaron Maté

Kris Kobach is the frontrunner to become the next governor of Kansas after winning the Republican primary. And even though Kobach’s vote suppression efforts have faced legal setbacks, Trump’s stacking of the Supreme Court may soon hand him another victory, says investigative journalist Greg Palast The post Kris Kobach, Trump’s...

Genoa Bridge Disaster Plays Into Hands of Italy’s Far-Right

By: Aaron Maté

The death toll from a bridge collapse in the Italian city of Genoa has reached at least thirty-nine. The tragedy has ignited national frustration with crumbling infrastructure and economic austerity — and it’s Italy’s far-right that has taken most advantage. We speak to Steve Hellman, professor emeritus at York University....

Trump Explores Creating a Military Branch to Dominate Space

By: Marc Steiner

  In violation of international accords, Trump wants to create a new branch of the military that will dominate the frontier of space with weapons The post Trump Explores Creating a Military Branch to Dominate Space appeared first on The Real News Network....