Environmental injustice and racism in Michigan: A new MLive documentary

The Fight for Environmental Justice in Michigan is the most recent documentary release by MLive.com. To see all of MLive’s EMMY award winning documentaries, click here. Smokestacks and semi-trucks are the persistent backdrop to life in the 48217 zip code. The predominately minority community in Southwest Detroit is often calledContinue Reading

Descendants of Slaves Say This Louisiana Factory is Environmental Racism : NPR

Grain silos along the Mississippi River in Southern Louisiana. Greenfield Louisiana plans on installing 54 silos and a conveyor structure almost as tall as the Statue of Liberty. Visions of America/Education Images/Universal Image Group/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Visions of America/Education Images/Universal Image Group/Getty Images Grain silos along theContinue Reading

Staff speak out about 'systemic racism' at Mount Royal University

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Four faculty members who spoke to Postmedia say administration has discouraged racialized staff from filing official complaints and speaking openly about their experiences Author of the article: Alanna Smith Publishing date: Jun 26, 2021  •  4 hours ago  •  8 minute read An entrance sign atContinue Reading

Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog » Blog Archive White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council Issues Recommendations to Confront Institutional Racism

(Beyond Pesticides, June 25, 2021) A consequential report from the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC) sets out important and comprehensive recommendations that, if enacted, would put environmental justice on the front burner of national policy. The report spells out a multitude of challenges, and recommendations for addressing them, inContinue Reading

Implementing Biden’s Justice40 Commitment To Combat Environmental Racism

Introduction and summary “This is a critical moment to define bold and equitable climate solutions that address the legacy of systemic racism and environmental injustice while rebuilding the U.S. economy in ways that work for everyone.” – Former South Carolina State Rep. Harold Mitchell Jr., ReGenesis Community Development Corp. founderContinue Reading