Tuesday, October 13, 1998

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  • Nigerian Activists Plan to Sue Chevron

    Lawyers for Nigerian human rights activists are preparing to file a lawsuit in the United States against the Chevron Corporation, alleging that the U.S. oil giant was complicit in the deaths of two protesters who were killed on a Chevron oil barge in the Niger Delta in May.

  • New Documentary Highlights Africans in the U.S.

    Next Monday, PBS kicks off a series of four programs documenting the history of slavery in America. The series was filmed across twelve states and three continents and traces U.S. history from the nation’s early days as a British settlement to the start of the Civil War and then to the present day.

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