Companies now routinely use the courts to pursue millions of people over even small consumer debts, and the rate of judgments is twice as high in mostly Black neighborhoods.
Pregnant women who live near gas fracking wells are far more likely to give birth prematurely or develop problems during their pregnancies.
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