A Terrible Thing to Waste  :  Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind   (by Harriet A. Washington  )

Title: A Terrible Thing to Waste : Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind (by Harriet A. Washington )

Author: by Harriet A. Washington

Category: New

Overview: A “powerful and indispensable book” (Gerald Markowitz) on the devastating consequences of environmental racism — and what we can do to remedy its toxic effects on marginalized communities.
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Middle-class African American households with incomes between $50,000 and $60,000 live in neighborhoods that are more polluted than those of very poor white households with incomes below $10,000.When swallowed, a lead-paint chip no larger than a fingernail can send a toddler into a coma — o

Publisch Date: 9 July 2019

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