African-American Community

Fighting Asthma in Communities of Color

BY ON June 6, 2011
This piece by Stephen Lacey was cross-posted at Think Progress. The Center for American Progress Action Fund, a sisterorganization of CAP, is leading a campaign to curb asthma and other harmful health effects from coal-fired power plants. This campaign is already underway and it will continue until...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Asthma, Coal, Economics, Latino Community, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice

COMMUNITIES OF COLOR FACE RISKS, STRONGLY SUPPORT CLIMATE ACTION

BY ON April 23, 2011
This piece by Jorge Madrid and Alejandro Garcia was originally posted at Climate Progress. This week we celebrate Earth Day, an international campaign for environmental awareness and protection. While this is a time to celebrate our planet, we are also reminded of the great environmental...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Asthma, Latino Community, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice