Environmental Racism

Confederate Symbols Are Pollution

Confederate Symbols Are Pollution

Nearly 800 monuments celebrating the Confederacy stand in public spaces across the U.S. today. A growing number of these racist monuments are being covered in trash bags, spray painted, and beheaded as protests against police violence expand. Others have been toppled or removed altogether.

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students Of Colour Up To Fail

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students Of Colour Up To Fail

When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Organisation. And a recent study shows how students of colour are more likely to face high exposure to road or aviation noise while…