“We’re talking about people bathing babies in bottled water,” said , an architect of the Green New Deal, at an HBCU Climate Change conference in November. “People collecting rainwater to drink and to feed their children, to cook their meals.”
How are Black people in the U.S. dealing with the effects of environmental degradation and climate change? That's the question I'll be asking in a new series for called "Black in the Time of Climate Change." Here's the first in the series
Detroit is a stark example of what happens when poor people of color live alongside grim environmental destruction. We spoke with four activists who have taken the future of their communities into their own hands.
Really powerful reporting here from Detroit, a case study in environmental injustice. Traces of lead in schoolchildren are rising, not falling. That's obscene
I am beyond proud to present the first in a new series from / . “Black in the Time of Climate Change” will examine how Black communities across the US experience and adapt to environmental degradation and other impacts of global warming.
My colleagues over at are beginning a new series called "Black in the Time of Climate Change" and you'd be a fool if you didn't read it
The first installment of this new series, Black in the Time of Climate Change, is great
As the city’s infrastructure disintegrates, its activists are dismantling Detroit’s history of environmental injustice and preparing for climate change by bringing green jobs to the city.
Lead-emitting facilities in Detroit are disproportionately located or moving to Black neighborhoods, according to a 2017 study. Even after these facilities close, lead left behind in the soil remains dangerous.
#Detroit is facing a severe case of environmental injustice. MEJC and #UMSEAS students teamed up to create a map that proves socially disadvantaged communities face the greatest pollution-related burdens in the state. It's time to act.
🚨 A new series by on 🚨 The first installment of Black in the Time of Climate Change profiles environmental justice advocates in Detroit, like and veteran organizer Donelle Wilkins.
In this first entry, Drew takes us to Detroit. The lede says everything about the storytelling approach and the scope of the issue we're examining. "Growing up in southwest Detroit, Vince Martin thought it was normal for the sky to be orange."
Interesting new series from - "Black in the time of climate change," examining some of the environmental justice aspects of this global warming.