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  • Collection: Environmental Justice

Flint Fights Back: Environmental Justice and Democracy in the Flint Water Crisis

This book discusses residents and activists in Flint, Michigan working for water justice within environmental justice frameworks. The author highlights the emphasis on democracy moving citizen and activists toward justice. Open access book from MIT…

Leaking Talent: How People of Color are Pushed Out of Environmental Organizations

Report issued by Green 2.0 (formerly Green Diversity Initiative) discussing the lack of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color at every level of environmental organizations. The report explores factors that BIPOC identify as important elements for…

Water/Color: A Study of Race & the Water Affordability Crisis in America’s Cities

Report issued by The Thurgood Marshall Institute at the NAACP Legal Defence and Educational Fund outilining finding of a study on race and access to affordable water. Key issues discussed are water as a public good, barriers to Black homeownership,…

"Pollution is Segregated" Says the Father of Environmental Justice (Videos)

18 min. video.

The United States of America is segregated, and so is pollution. These words come from the so-called "father of environmental justice," Robert Bullard. As a sociologist in the 1970s, he shone a light on the fact that minority…

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