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Activists reveal the impact of environmental racism

Photo by Kim Bongard 1STEP invited two speakers to the Alumni Lounges on Monday night to discuss how environmental racism has impacted the Ramapough Indians living in the Ramapo Mountains.  The discussion featured Dr. Chuck Stead, a Ramapo professor who recently wrote a book titled, “Get the Lead Out,” and […]

Ramapough Turtle Clan Hosts Event on Current Issues

Photo by Erica Meline Ramapo College is built on the historic land of the Ramapough people. Despite this, many students and people overlook Native Americans and fail to recognize the enormous problems these people face. On Wednesday, Ramapo held a presentation by the Ramapough Turtle Clan to discuss issues regarding […]