10 Tweetable Facts About Social Justice

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1. 68% of African-Americans live within 30 miles of a coal-fired power plant

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2. Low-income and minority Americans tend to live and work in areas disproportionately exposed to pollution

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3. 66% of Hispanics live in areas that do not meet the federal government’s air quality standards

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4. African American children have a 500% higher death rate from asthma, as compared with White children

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5. 85% of inner-city children with asthma have uncontrolled symptoms

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6. Over 72% of African Americans live in counties that violate federal air pollution standards

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7. Latino children are 60% more at risk than their white counterparts to have asthma attacks

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8. 17% of all African American children are asthma sufferers

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9. Hispanics are 30% more likely to visit the hospital for asthma, as compared to non-Hispanic Whites

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10. In 2003, 21% of Latino children were uninsured, compared with 15% of African American children

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TOPICS: Social Justice

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