Robert Bullard: Environmental Justice Advocate

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One of the first activists to insert race and class into the environmental debate, this too-often underappreciated author has written 15 essential books, including Race, Place, and Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina.

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Check out this Democracy Now! interview in which Bullard discusses how race impacted the government’s response to Hurricane Katrina.  You can also watch Bullard deliver a lecture about human rights and the environment at UC Santa Barbara.  Visit the Environmental Justice Resource Center website for a full list of Bullard’s books.

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