SOURCE: New York Times
by Robert Bullard
A vacancy on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will test Biden's stated commitment to advancing environmental justice.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
Slavery and Jim Crow deprived Black communities in Louisiana of wealth and power, and enabled contemporary environmental racism. But slavery-era cemeteries are becoming part of efforts by those communities to fight back against polluters.
SOURCE: New York Times
The findings of a new study confirm what environmental justice activists and scholars like Robert Bullard have been arguing for decades: minority communities in the United States are susceptible to a disproportionate share of environmental health hazards from multiple sources.
SOURCE: Washington Post
‘This is Environmental Racism’: How a Protest in a North Carolina Farming Town Sparked a National Movement
After decades of struggle with little access to resources or power, activists in the environmental justice movement have placed racial equity at the center of the President's environmental agenda.
"The federal government has known of environmental injustice for decades. Presidents have promised to address it. But a legacy of weak laws and spotty enforcement has left Black, brown and poor communities mired in pollution and health hazards."
At 73, Dr. Robert Bullard, widely recognized as the 'Father of Environmental Justice,' is now preparing the next generation of Black leaders to lead the movement.
SOURCE: The Guardian
"Are you really listening to the science or are you listening to an industry insider, who is controlling the message?"
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