Slave descendants appeal to U.N. to halt St. John grain elevator

Answers are expected Tuesday from the U.S. delegation to the United Nations about perceived environmental racism along the portion of the Mississippi River known as Cancer Alley after a group of slave descendants testified about the risk industry poses to ancestral burial sites there. The U.N.’s questions for American officials were shaped with input from members … Continue reading Slave descendants appeal to U.N. to halt St. John grain elevator