Monday, June 1, 2020

Tag: environmental racism

Crumbling Buildings, Unsafe Environment Severely Affects Black...

As the city of Detroit tries to come back from the brink of bankruptcy, its school system has yet to see a real recovery....

Environmental Racism? Alabama Neighborhood Suffering from the...

The state opened and then expanded Stone’s Throw Landfill in a Black Tallassee neighborhood in the 1990s. Residents complain about a lingering stench in...

NAACP Launches Investigation Into Controversial Fracking Project...

Concerns about a controversial project by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources has captured the attention of the NAACP, sparking an...

L.A.’s Toxic Waste Outrage Mirrors Environmental Scandal...

An astonishing 91 percent of residents located within two miles of Los Angeles’ largest toxic waste area are African-American, meaning the pollutants that can...

8 Ways America’s Transportation System Has Discriminated...

Cutting Through Black Communities With Busy Roads and Highways Too often, major transportation projects are designed to rip through low-income Black communities, causing drastic declines in local...

Discriminatory Public Transportation Systems Are Yet Another...

One small community that rests in the shadow of the Peace Bridge is suffering from the detrimental effects of racism that have plagued many...

8 Horrifying Examples of Corporations Mistreating Black...

What exactly is environmental racism? It's a policy or practice that differentially affects or disadvantages (intentionally or unintentionally) individuals, groups or communities because of...

Experts Urge President Obama to Keep His...

Since the Republican-controlled Senate approved the Keystone XL pipeline bill last month, environmental experts are urging President Obama to veto the controversial bill because...