The Red, Black, & Green New Deal is a bold, uncompromising stance on the current Climate Crisis...
Black folks have always been a part of this fight and the Movement for Black Lives launching an initiative to put forward a Black Climate Agenda that prioritizes Black Lives and guarantees a green future for Black families.
When I attended the Black to the Future Action Fund's Climate Justice is Racial Justice Event I was beside myself with delight. We are talking about phenomenal black women who are talking my talk!
Do yourself a favor, and watch this fact filled hour of unapologetic black power. #Thankmelater
The Climate Justice is Racial Justice Event was absolutely one of THEE highlights of my "Earth month."
What resonated with you Sister Maria, you ask?
Structural & Systemic Environmental Racism
Have you all downloaded the new report by Greenpeace USA, Movement for Black Lives, and Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy. This is the most comprehensive analysis to date of fossil fuel racism and how fossil fuel production is creating a public health crisis for Black, Brown, Indigenous, and poor communities.
But if you haven't, here's the gist...
Black as Coal: The Blackest of Faces in the Whitest of Spaces
My Life in Sustainability