No Fear

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

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No Fear

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Program ID:
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Category:
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Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 21, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 12, 2012

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  • Jan 21, 2012 | 9:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 21, 2012 | 4:32pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2012 | 10:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 12, 2012 | 4:06am EST | C-SPAN 2
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