Environmental justice has a seat at the head table with new EPA Administrator Michael Regan. He is the first Black man and graduate of a HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) to run the EPA.
Environmental racism is a personal issue for Tuskegee University student Jayden Graham-White, as well. She shares with us the issues that have defined the Turkey Creek Community in Gulfport, Mississippi where she grew up. The history of the area dates back to freed slaves and is a devastating example of how racism, climate change, and environmental justice collide.