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Earthkeeping: Toxic Racism

4m 33s

Learn about the beginning of the environmental justice movement in this video segment adapted from Earthkeeping: Toxic Racism. Meet various experts and leaders who describe the issues of environmental racism and justice, and learn about the watershed event—the controversy over the location of a toxic landfill in Warren County, North Carolina—that brought the issues to national attention in the ear

Corporate sponsorship for American Experience is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Carlisle Companies. Major funding by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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