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Green the Block and President Obama Are One Year Older: But Do We Celebrate?

Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

We can have the country we need and deserve, a country where every community has ample opportunities for health and wealth, where we take care of each other and the planet. But to do that, we need to work together.

This Earth Day, it's about Hip Hop and Hard Hats

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

On April 22nd, 1970, twenty million Americans took action for the first Earth Day, marking the unofficial birth of the modern environmental movement. ...

Remembering Dr. Dorothy Height

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

This morning the world lost an unwavering champion of justice and freedom, when "the godmother of the Civil Rights Movement" passed away at the age of 98.

Earth Day on Every Block

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

Co-authored with Reverend Lennox Yearwood, Jr, Hip Hop Caucus On April 22, 1970, the world recognized the first Earth Day. That same year, Hip Hop w...