An ongoing investigation reveals that fracking technology has been used to maximize fossil-fuel production at hundreds of offshore wells in the Gulf of Mexico in recent years. Environmentalists are angry with federal regulators for "rubber-stamping" permits with little oversight of the fracking chemicals that are mixed with wastewater and dumped directly into the Gulf.
For anyone who doubts the difficulty of being young, Black, gifted and a girl in the 21st century, read the stories of Black girls who survived ropes around their necks, and the stories of those who did not. Believe us when we break our silence and tell you it's not only young Black men who can't breathe in the US.
A deadlocked Supreme Court has thrown out President Obama's executive actions program that would have allowed more than 4 million immigrants to stay in the United States, but that won't keep children from seeking refuge in the United States. Parents will continue to send their children across the border as long as they face risks at home.