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Environmental Racism Is Nothing New

Race is the most significant predictor of a person living near contaminated air, water, or soil.

Source: The Nation​

I don’t want to belittle this. Yes, environmental racism is nothing new, but it is a man-made problem, and as such, it can be fixed by poeple. We have to recognize it as a significant problem and take steps to stop it, but it doesn’t have to stay like this.

#EarthDay

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