“The weather was getting progressively hotter, and diseases and viruses were spreading rampantly. This was making where I lived in Michigan a dangerously uncomfortable place to live. The amount of rain and storms, along with outdated sewage infrastructure, caused flooding that poisoned our drinking water.”
Articles by Rev. Dr. Dorthea Fondren
A pregnant mom ponders the health impacts of climate change on people of color, women, and children, and makes changes to protect her family.
Read about severe storms in Michigan and the Midwest, and how climate change may increase the severity of storms over time.
Read about the citizens in Detroit who are being denied water as the utility cuts off their access.
Read about Dorthea E. Thomas’s experience living in a city full of environmental hazards, where social justice activism is considered a way of survival.