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Main Title No fear : a whistleblower's triumph over corruption and retaliation at the EPA /
Author Coleman-Adebayo, Marsha.
Publisher Lawrence Hill Books,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 707327954
ISBN 9781556528187; 1556528183
Subjects Political scientists--United States--Biography. ; African American political scientists--United States--Biography. ; Whistle blowing--United States. ; Vanadium industry--Corrupt practices--South Africa. ; Social responsibility of business.
Additional Subjects Coleman-Adebayo, Marsha. ; United States.--Environmental Protection Agency--Officials and employees--Biography. ; United States.--Environmental Protection Agency--Trials, litigation, etc. ; United States.--Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002.
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ERAM  TD140.C65 A3 2011 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/24/2012 STATUS
Collation xxv, 454 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 433-435) and index.
Contents Notes
Marsha Coleman-Adebayo details the struggles and challenges she, an EPA employee working on Al Gore's commission to assist post-apartheid South Africa, faced after she tried to convince the United States government to investigate allegations against a multinational corporation she believed was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of South Africans. Welcome to EPA: consider yourself an honorary white man -- The fourth UN World Conference on Women, Beijing: "call me Bella" -- Ultimatum to public service -- The Gore-Mbeki commission: the sound that freedom makes -- Alexandra: the sacrifice zone -- Who are you calling a necklacer? -- "Sleep" -- Why waste MIT on people like that? -- My name is Jacob Ngakane -- Back to MIT -- Breathing college air -- Barnard College: the path sisters take -- MIT: the vortex of minds and hearts -- Ethiopia: the good mother -- Retaliation at EPA -- Something deeper than words -- "Something deeper than words" -- President of the United States: the playbook -- Last obstacle to the end run -- "Love will bring me forth" -- Yes, Clarice -- "The sacrifice zone" -- The 1998 trip to South Africa: my tongue is green -- "The registry of man" -- Death threats and missed opportunities -- Coleman-Adebayo v. Carol M. Browner -- Betrayal is best served cold -- Discrimination or disappointment? -- "Waiting" -- The verdict -- Can you hear me? -- Behind closed doors: the Browner-NAACP meeting -- Congressional hearings: intolerance at EPA -- "Today I'm gray" -- A call to history -- Journey to no FEAR -- Al Sharpton: the X factor -- Vanadium -- Breathing African air -- Postscript: Giants and grasshoppers -- "Like a landscape from the book of time" -- Appendix: Legislative stages to the no FEAR public law.