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Lanessa Owens-Chaplin

Lanessa Owens-Chaplin is  the director of the Racial Justice Center of the New York Civil Liberties Union.

Is the Environmental Racism of the Past Repeating Itself in Buffalo’s Expressway Project?

The construction of the Kensington Expressway devastated a predominantly Black neighborhood in the 1960s. And some advocates fear a new proposal to cap it won't be much better.