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Communities of Color Bear the Brunt of Trump’s Anti-Environmental Agenda Article
A neighborhood sits in front of the Edgar Thomson Steel Works mill in Braddock, Pennsylvania, January 2020. (Getty/Brendan Smialowski/AFP)

Communities of Color Bear the Brunt of Trump’s Anti-Environmental Agenda

By weakening air and water protections and refusing to address climate change, the Trump administration is exacerbating environmental and health hazards in communities of color.

Amy Patronella, Saharra Griffin

3 Ways Congress Can Improve Access to Electric Transportation Article
A pay and charging station for BlueLA was unveiled in Los Angeles on June 9, 2017. (Getty/Mark Ralston)

3 Ways Congress Can Improve Access to Electric Transportation

With an infrastructure effort on the horizon, Congress should prioritize expanding electric transportation access for low- and moderate-income communities and communities of color.

Miranda Peterson

The High Price of Inaction Article
A woman stands between her home and the church next door, both of which were severely damaged by Hurricane Michael on October 20, 2018, in Panama City, Florida. (Getty/Scott Olson)

The High Price of Inaction

To avert the economic threats posed by extreme weather and climate disaster events, Congress must act to build resilient infrastructure and communities.

Guillermo Ortiz, Cathleen Kelly

Scott Pruitt Threatens Reproductive and Environmental Justice for Women Article
A mother and her daughter stand at a now defunct water fountain in downtown Flint, Michigan, on October 11, 2016. (Brittany Greeson/Getty)

Scott Pruitt Threatens Reproductive and Environmental Justice for Women

Throughout his tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Pruitt has favored polluters and corporations over reproductive health, rights, and justice—and women of color are losing out the most.

Osub Ahmed, Erin Auel, Shilpa Phadke

America’s Sordid Legacy on Race and Disaster Recovery Article
A mother holds her baby as her husband works to reconstruct their home destroyed by Hurricane Maria in San Isidro, Puerto Rico, on December 23, 2017. (Mario Tama/Getty)

America’s Sordid Legacy on Race and Disaster Recovery

The United States has a failing record on responsiveness to communities of color following natural disasters—a record that has only worsened under the Trump administration.

Connor Maxwell

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