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Posted inMississippi Goddam

Mississippi Goddam Chapter 2: The Aftermath

On the morning of Billey Joe Johnson’s death, crime scene tape separates the Johnsons from their son’s body. Their shaky faith in the criminal justice system buckles as authorities fail to follow up on inconsistencies in the official story.

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Posted inMississippi Goddam

Mississippi Goddam Chapter 1: The Promise

Billey Joe Johnson Jr. was a high school football star headed for the big time. Then, early one morning in 2008, the Black teenager died during a traffic stop with a White deputy. His family’s been searching for answers ever since.

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Posted inInequality

The Bitter Work Behind Sugar

On a vast plantation in the Dominican Republic, Haitian migrants still use machetes to harvest sugarcane that’s exported to the U.S. The workers are protesting poor working and living conditions.

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Posted inSustainability

Emission control

If we want to slow climate change, we have to slash methane pollution. Methane is heating up the planet and threatens the health of people who live near drill sites.

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Posted inAccountability

The mystery of Mountain Jane Doe

In 1969, an unknown young woman was found dead off a remote mountain trail. Mountain Jane Doe, as locals called her, is one of more than 13,000 people in a national database of unidentified dead.

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