I’m going to do something different here… I’m going to use photos instead of words to share the reality of environmental racism. Toxic waste dumps, 1 of 5, coming up in the next video; that and a police brutality one hopefully sooner, but for sure within 2-3 days.
As I say in the video, this is and has been, and CONTINUES to be a NATIONAL problem within mainly Black communities. So here are a few photos….
First, notice below these two photos… The kids living in South Central, LA, have only a THIRD of the lung capacity compared to kids who live only 29 minutes away in Santa Monica, LA. Why?… Think about it…
Methane is a global warming pollutant that is about 80 times more potent at warming the atmosphere than carbon dioxide. However, methane stays in the atmosphere for only about two decades, whereas carbon dioxide remains for many centuries, warming the climate over the long term.
“Methane is a really bad pollutant, it tends to have a bigger impact closer in than carbon, it doesn’t go as far,” said former New Jersey governor and EPA administrator Christine Todd Whitman, in an interview with Mashable. “[Methane] concentrates more and it’s more of an issue and people are gonna start to recognize that, and question again that while this is better certainly than coal, it’s not as good as we could be.”
Recently I lost one of my dearest friends and one of two people I call family; my Aunt Bobbie. I lost her to cancer. When it happened, I posted this on my personal site, but I feel the need to share it here. The reason? I feel cheated. The doctors had told her a miracle had occurred; there as no sign of cancer anywhere in her body, despite the fact that months prior, her body had been covered with so many tumors the doctors stopped counting. When she went back the last time because she was feeling ill, the doctors once more assured her she had no signs of cancer… Continue reading Personal Post- Losing a Loved One to Cancer; Unprepared.→