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Live Earth: Being Black, Brown and Green

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Live Earth: Being Black, Brown and Green

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Live Earth: Being Black, Brown and Green

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Grammy Award-winning artist Kanye West performs at a Live Earth concert in New York on July 7, 2007. Getty Images hide caption

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The Live Earth concerts attracted millions of viewers across the globe, as former Vice President Al Gore sought to raise awareness on global warming. But the environmentalist movement is not nearly as popular in communities of color. Norris McDonald, President of the African American Environmentalist Association, discusses his work to get African Americans more interested in the environment.