Things Fall Apart: Severe Weather brought on my Climate Change breaks our infrastructure

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Air date: 
Mon, 09/19/2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

 

Journalist Roundtable Topic: Things Fall Apart: Severe Weather brought on my Climate Change breaks our infrastructure.
Talking Points:
'Indigenous peoples have been on the front lines of environmental racism for decades " Indigenous rights lawyer and activist Sherri Mitchell explains why all Americans should care about environmental justice and Indigenous issues

Is racism considered a public health crisis? Virginia lawmakers say it is, and so do educators in Hampton Roads.
Harriet Tubman Middle School Climate Justice.
Flint, Michigan, tried to save money on water. Now its children have lead poisoning.
The urban heat island effect.
In San Francisco they call bike lanes, white stripes of gentrification.

 

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Lets Talk About Race (LTAR), a new intergenerational, roundtable discussion of independent national journalists featuring rigorous conversations and analysis of news coverage and the role race plays in politics, government, economy, education, and health. LTAR currently airs on KBOO Community Radio in Portland, OR .
LTAR brings independent journalists from all over the country from Atlanta, Georgia to Texas and Pennsylvania with a home-base in the Pacific Northwest. The hosts bring their own flavor, journalistic perspectives, and integrity.

 

03-14-2021

 

 

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