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S1E3: Flint and Environmental Justice

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Just what is happening in Flint and why? On this episode are joined by CityLab's Brentin Mock and the Center for Public Integrity's (and Flint native) Talia Buford to discuss the lead and water crisis in Flint, Michigan, what it means for other at-risk places, and the role of Civil Rights law in protecting vulnerable communities.…

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S1E4: Gender, Reproductive Rights, and the Environment

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On Episode 3, we are joined by Julie Sze, a Professor and the Director of American Studies at UC Davis and the founding director of the Environmental Justice Project for UC Davis’ John Muir Institute for the Environment, to discuss gender, women's health, reproductive rights, and environmental injustice. This is an issue in an international…

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What We Bring to Light: A Conversation with John Legend

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John Legend has ten Grammy awards. This may be the least interesting thing about him. After all, plenty of remarkably talented musicians also choose silence— especially in times like this one, where expressing one's politics is more likely than ever to alienate potential audience. But Legend has done just the opposite. Legend has always supported…

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S1E2: Today’s Fight for Environmental Justice

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Beyond Flint, what are some environmental issues that I should care about? On Season 1, Episode 2 we are joined by Aaron Mair, the first African-American president of the Sierra Club, and Phaedra Pezzullo, environmental justice expert and Associate Professor of Rhetoric & Culture at the University of Colorado Boulder. We discuss the recent history…

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S1E1: Who are the Gullah/Geechee People? EJ in Rural Areas

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If God is willing and the creek don't rise. But what if it does? Enjoy #7on7 Season 1, where we discuss the environment and environmental justice! This season takes on pollution, climate change, crises like Hurricane Katrina, and policy decisions and explores how they threaten communities of color and marginalized communities. Do you know who…

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Seven on Seven Podcast Teaser: The Golden Age

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Seven on Seven is live! Take a listen to our teaser episode featuring @Felonious_Munk and discussing this golden age of Black creators and creative spaces. Keep a look out for our first season later this month! Please check us out on Spreaker and stay tuned for iTunes and Soundcloud links!

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A Reflection on Starting Up: A Look at Our First Year

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Ferguson changed everything.   It’s only been a little over a year since Michael Brown was killed by Darren Wilson and just about a year since Darren Wilson walked away from it all, scot-free. Between the marches, the die-ins, and the growing frustration as names were added to our chants, what strikes me most about…

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Race in “Fear The Walking Dead”: Will the Real Latinos Please Stand Up?

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I know it's full The Walking Dead season after last night's season premiere, but I am still recovering from its younger sibling's brief time on TV. After the short six episode run of the first season of AMC’s latest series spin-off, Fear the Walking Dead, I am both impressed and unimpressed with how the creators have dealt with the…

Help Support Seven Scribes: We’re Kickstarting!

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Just four months ago we launched this site with the goal of producing content from young creators of color that could stand its own in the hectic online space. We wanted to abide by certain principles, and always make sure that we put our consumers first and made a fair space for creators, especially folks just…