Who gains from the green economy?
Making sure the “green wave” doesn’t leave out communities of color
An energy source that could fuel the future of reservations
29 Toxic Policies
Activists battle pesticides in communities of color.
33 Reclaiming Radio
Alternative radio projects attempt to take back the public sphere.
37 Ground zero for immigration?
Latinos are fleeing Arizona as crackdowns increase in the border state.
40 The legacy of a murder
Racial killings from the civil rights era still haunt families and the country.
44 Spotlight: Zili Misik
Music from the African Diaspora
45 Where Islam Meets Rock ‘n’ Roll
Salman Ahmad introduced the world to Sufi rock and now to the culture behind the music.
48 Fiction: Bender’s Bow
By Sheree Renée Thomas
The conflicts of gentrification captured in a novel, the state of Blacks in Chicago and Philadelphia and the failings of U.S. drug laws and informant policies.
58 Race Records
Before Black Ivory made their name with disco and funk hits, they sang sweet, “sweet soul.”
5 In Focus
8 Gulf Coast Update
9 Check The ColorLine
10 Rants & Raves
14 Blog Bits
Environmental justice activist Vivian Chang talks about green economies and the battle against Chevron.
15 To The Point
Organizer Robby Rodriguez demands the mainstream green movement adopt an inclusive agenda.
60 Off Color
A humorous look at trying to live a green