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How Does 'Going Green' Impact Black America?

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How Does 'Going Green' Impact Black America?

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How Does 'Going Green' Impact Black America?

How Does 'Going Green' Impact Black America?

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The environmental movement has become increasingly mainstream, but on this 38th anniversary of Earth Day, we take a look at how it affects African Americans.

For people struggling to survive a tough economy, do they have time to care about being "green"?

We get insight from Monique Harden, co-director of Advocates for Environmental Human Rights, and Norris McDonald, president of the African American Environmentalist Association.

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