Environmental Justice, explained
TEDx – Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Youth Perspective on Environmental Justice
We often think about “the environment” as a pristine spot in the woods where the birds sing and the trees grow tall and green. But the truth is, “the environment”…read more
The 1921 Attack on Greenwood was one of the most significant events in Tulsa’s history.
Following World War I, Tulsa was recognized nationally for its affluent African American community known as the Greenwood District. This thriving business district and surrounding residential area was referred to as “Black Wall Street.” In June 1921, a series of events nearly destroyed the entire Greenwood area….read more
Plastic Is Creating an Environmental Justice Crisis
There’s growing awareness that plastics are an environmental disaster for marine and terrestrial ecosystems alike. A new United Nations report published Tuesday shows they’re also a huge problem for human beings—and that they don’t affect us all equally….read more