African-American Community

Racism Linked To Asthma In Black Women

BY ON September 16, 2013
For my family of asthma sufferers, the implications of a new study connecting black women to higher incidents of asthma, adds to our already heightened (post-Trayvon Martin) consciousness of racism’s presence. For us, racial hatred, discrimination and disparate treatment, in their blatant and more subtle incarnations, are additional forms...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Allergies, Asthma

Lisa Jackson Talks To Moms Clean Air Force

BY ON April 3, 2013
This was written by Diane MacEachern for Moms Clean Air Force: At the U.S. – China Greener Consumption Forum on March 22nd, Lisa Jackson, the just retired Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), re-affirmed her strong support for laws and regulations that significantly...

TOPICS: Activism, African-American Community, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice, Toxics

 

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