Turning Over Rocks

Elisha Yellow Thunder has a very personal reason for her research into mining contamination impacting some of the poorest counties in the country, better known as the Pine Ridge Indian reservation. Her daughter Laila Pettigrew seems like any other nine-year-old. She smiles a lot, her favorite color is green, she loves to draw and sketch, […]

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Black in Business

On a day when revelers are stumbling over themselves to puke up green beer, a week after the earthquake in Japan left tens of thousands missing or dead and four nuclear power plants in shambles, comedian Lewis Black is holed up in his New York City apartment. “I won’t go out there. Literally, the city […]

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