African-American Community

‘Tis the Season to Protect Children’s Health

BY ON December 19, 2016
It’s time to get down to business – holiday business. While parents across the nation are rolling out Christmas cookies for their cuties to leave out for Santa, and lighting enduring Hanukkah and Kwanza candles, President-elect Trump is steamrolling a parade of fossil fuel-loving climate...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Politics, Social Justice

Black Church Leaders to Politicians: “Damage to Our Climate Puts the Health of Children…at Greater Risk and Disproportionately Impacts African Americans.”

BY ON August 2, 2016
This excerpt was written by Oliver Milman for The Guardian: , with one of the largest and oldest black churches in the US warning that black people are disproportionately harmed by global warming and fossil fuel pollution. The African Methodist Episcopal church has passed its first...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Climate Change, Social Justice