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We have problems. Environmental problems. If you are here, you are aware of these problems. Climate Change. Water Scarcity. Air and Water Pollution. Sea Level Rise. These are real problems and they affect everyone. But that's not what this blog is about...

In many instances, these problems affect certain communities more than others. This is often due to the structural racism that exists in our society, which is evident in health and education disparities, income inequality, injustice in the criminal justice system, and so on. A lot of work needs to be done to address these injustices such that the impacts from these big environmental issues will not disproportionately affect these vulnerable communities. But this blog is not about that either...


This blog is about environmental racism. It is about the reality that there are people who deliberately target communities of color to locate the most harmful, polluting, destructive facilities in their cities. This blog is about the fact that the infrastructure in these communities is intentionally neglected and under-resourced. This blog is here to highlight the stories of neighborhoods that have been decimated by the racist practices of some who devalue other fellow human beings by sending them toxic water to drink, toxic air to breathe, and toxic land to live on. These communities do not need your sympathy or your hashtags. They need justice. Environmental justice. 


This is the Environmental Justice Blog.