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Anti-Racism and Environmental Justice
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Organizing Cools the Planet
Joshua Kahn Russell; Hilary Moore
Publication Date: 2011
Daniel R. Wildcat
Publication Date: 2009
What is critical environmental justice?
David N. Pellow
Call Number: Alcuin GE220 .P454 2018
Publication Date: 2018
Recommended Online Resources
Bali Principles of Climate Justice
Bloomberg: Fighting climate change means fighting racial injustice
East Palestine disaster puts spotlight on 'sacrifice zones'
The Energy Mix: No way to solve climate without anti-racist response, U.S. marine biologist argues
Green 2.0: Leaking Talent: How people of color are pushed out of environmental organizations
Grist: Why racial justice is climate justice
Honor the Earth: Treaty Rights and Oil Pipelines
Huffington Post: We Don't Have To Halt Climate Action To Fight Racism
Independent: Climate activists voice support for George Floyd protesters and confront green movement's issues with race
Medium: Climate Activists: Here’s Why Your Work Depends on Ending Police Violence
Medium: Climate Change Isn’t the First Existential Threat
MN350 blog: Why racial justice is central to our work
MPR: Explaining Minnesota's 1837, 1854 and 1855 Ojibwe treaties
National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit: Principles of Environmental Justice
New York Times: Black Environmentalists Talk About Climate and Anti-Racism
New York Times: Read Up on the links between racism and the environment
New York Times Climate Fwd: Black environmentalists on climate and anti-racism
Society for Cultural Anthropology: Badass (Indigenous) Women Caretake Relations: #NoDAPL, #IdleNoMore, #BlackLivesMatter
United Church of Christ: Toxic Wastes and Race at Twenty: 1987-2007
United Church of Christ: Toxic Wastes and Race in the United States
Vogue: Why Every Environmentalist Should Be Anti-Racist
Washington Post: I’m a black climate expert. Racism derails our efforts to save the planet.
Why Treaties Matter: Dakota and Ojibwe Treaties
Information about each treaty affecting present-day Minnesota
Yes! Magazine: What Good Is Clean Air If People Can’t Breathe?
Yes! Magazine: White Allies, Let's Be Honest About Decolonization
PBS: How Environmental Racism Shapes the US with Robert Bullard
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Pellow, David N. 2016. “Toward a Critical Environmental Justice Studies: Black Lives Matter as an Environmental Justice Challenge.” Dubois Review 13(2):221-36.
Wilson, Sacoby M., et al. 2020. "Roundtable on the Pandemics of Racism, Environmental Injustice, and COVID-19 in America." Environmental Justice 13(3): 56-64.