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Landfill drops defamation suit against the BBC!

Jan 18, 2017

dsc_4721_0“In Uniontown, we are fighting for so much: our health, our environment, clean air, clean water, and access to justice. And if we want to fight, first we need to speak out about what is happening in our community. We’re not afraid to speak out, and I want people to know that they shouldn’t be afraid either,” said Esther Calhoun, one of the Uniontown residents Green Group accused of defamation.

Read the whole press release from the ACLU here.

Esther Calhoun is one of our 2016 FIHRE Fellowsand Black Belt Citizens Fighting for Health and Justice (BBC) is a member of the USHRN National Human Rights to Water and Sanitation Coalition.
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ACLU Represents Residents of Low-Income, Majority Black Alabama Town in Settlement Victory