African-American Community

People Across the Country Agree: #StopWheeler

BY ON January 15, 2019
In case you missed Dominique’s op-ed in the New York Times, here are a few highlights: “When I was pregnant with my first child, 35 years ago, one of the first things my doctor in Texas told me was to stop eating tuna, swordfish and...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, EPA, Food, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Pregnancy, Religion, Science, Social Justice

Experts Discuss How Trump’s EPA is Attacking Standards That Keep Our Families Safe from Mercury

BY ON January 11, 2019
Moms Clean Air Force recently gathered leading experts to discuss the EPA’s attack on the life-saving Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. The conversation brought Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) together with health, faith, and environmental justice experts, who discussed how undermining these standards is a direct...

TOPICS: Activism, African-American Community, Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Religion, Science

It’s Been a Tough Year: A Look Back and Ahead

BY ON December 20, 2018
2018 is drawing to a close. It was an exhausting year, but I’m excited about 2019. In fact, I’m counting down the days to January 3, when the House of Representatives turns Democratic. (Yes, every vote counts!) It’s impossible to keep up with the news...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Cars and Trucks, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Environment, EPA, Fracking, Keystone Pipeline, Mercury Poisoning, Natural Gas, Pennsylvania, Politics, Social Justice, Utah

Our Children Need Health Protections Strengthened, Not Rolled Back

BY ON December 12, 2018
This post is written by Rev. Dr. Ambrose Carroll, Green the Church Co-Founder. It first appeared in Successful Black Parenting (used with permission): Today, being Black in America is dangerous. My wife and I don’t want our children to worry about their survival. We want them to run,...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice