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Environmental Justice
Race and Power
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Challenges to the environment disproportionately affect communities of color. Have healthy environments become a privilege? In this session we discuss the environmental justice movement. Professor Brian Lowery talks with two environmental justice expert Leslie Fields of the Sierra Club and long time environmental advocate Tamara Toles O'Laughlin formerly with 350.org. They discuss the disproportionate negative impact of our economy on communities of color.

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