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Nothing New Under the Sun: Southern Black Women & the Fight for the Soul of Climate Change

My recent time spent with the Black women environmental justice leaders of Lake Charles, LA helped me better appreciate the similar struggles and solidarity between climate defenders in the Global and US South. This Earth Day, more urgently than ever before, Black communities in the US South need our attention and support against the disproportionate burdens of climate change.