Robert Bullard: Environmental Justice Advocate

Utne Reader visionary

| November-December 2009

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.


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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