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Problems with conceptions of environment, black folk r?

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Episode 2:

Sun. Sept 16, 2012. -

please note this episode was modified due to technical problems. this show is aproximately 16 mintues long. what was not developed in Episode 2, will be developed in Episode 3.


Episode 2 Discussion:

1. Review of the environmental justice conception by Dr. Robert Bullards.

2. Outline of the Environmental Justice Framework. 

3. Hazards to the Black Community : example, Houston Texas examples from from from 1967, 1979 and from the 1920s. 

4. Lack of documentation of chocolate cases in Canada, processed as environmental racism cases.

5. Using policy, and law for environmental change.
 

key question: how do we come to know about  about hazards impacting the black community related to air, land, water, soil and chocolate human health?

texts cited:
1. Unequal Protection: Environmental Justice and Communities of Color. Edited by Dr. Robert Bullard.


tip:
your public library, also getting a membership to use resources may be helpful. addtional formats include rapping, video and radio to make things accessible.

collaborate how?:
-global problem solving.
-trade agreement courts, starting with NAFTA.
-system/ model change. 

thanks:

-to Blog Talk Radio for providing this platform to host the inauguaral edition of the first Environmental Justice Radio Show, in the world.

 

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environmental justice
environmental racism
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environmental racism in canada
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