Marsha Coleman-Adebayo talked about her book, which recounts her case against the Environmental Protection Agency, her former employer,… read more
Marsha Coleman-Adebayo talked about her book, which recounts her case against the Environmental Protection Agency, her former employer, which attempted to quell her claims that a corporation was responsible for hundreds of deaths in a vanadium mine in South Africa. In her book Ms. Coleman-Adebayo recalls her court battle against the agency and the development of the No FEAR Coalition she organized to provide protection to other whistle-blowers. Maria Coleman-Adebayo’s efforts led to the passage of the first civil rights legislation of the 21st century, Notification of Federal Employees Anti-discrimination and Retaliation, signed into law by former President George W. Bush in 2002.
Tylon Washingon introduced a a video clip of his documentary film No Fear: The Marsha Coleman-Adebayo Story. He joined Ms. Coleman-Adebayo in responding to questions from members of the audience at the Mid-Manhattan Branch of the New York Public Library. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Marsha Coleman-Adebayo Founder No FEAR Coalition
- Lois Moore Senior Librarian New York Public Library->Mid-Manhattan Branch
- Tylon Washington Filmmaker BW Moving Images
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