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We Can’t Talk Climate Change Without Talking Environmental Racism

flickr/Agustin Ruiz Structural racism is deadly, and not just because of police shootings of unarmed black youth. Environmental racism — disproportionate exposure to pollution and toxicity — is a slower, more insidious form of violence against low-income communities of color. The term “environmental racism” was coined in the 1980s to highlight the placement of low-income or minority communities in proximity Read more