From the general threat of climate change to children ingesting lead paint, environmental fears are a reality in many parts of New York City. Up first today, Brooklyn Deep will look at the history of environmental activism in areas like Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights, and talk with a policy maker and activist to uncover what exactly is on Central Brooklyn’s environmental justice agenda.
1. Green in A Vacuum: In the social justice world, why does environmental justice get marginalized? And where does it intersect with identities of race, class, and gender?
2. POC and Environmental Justice: Fights for environmental causes like climate change, healthy food and recycling are widely seen as a "white" fields. Are there really no people of color who care about the environment?
3. "Tell em why you mad" Roundup