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Sabre Bee is among several Black women at the core of leadership in the movement for clean water in Newark. Photography by

Black Women Are Leading the Charge in the Fight for Clean Water in Newark

This New Jersey city’s water crisis is an emergency akin to that of Flint, Michigan, with poor, Black people its main victims

InIn 2016, when Shakima Thomas first found out that the water was being shutdown in 30 Newark , her mind raced through a set of…

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Naomi Extra is a freelance writer, poet, and doctoral candidate in American Studies at Rutgers University-Newark.

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