Being Black and Green: African-Americans and the Environment ENCORE

Friday, 24 August 2012 09:09 , Making Contact National Radio Project | Report
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Communities across the country have embraced locally-grown food, fuel-efficient cars and other forms of environmentalism. While African-Americans haven't been widely credited, they are amongst the vanguard creating positive change. On this edition, we take you to a resettlement community in North Carolina, sustainable farms in Wisconsin and on a bike ride in California, where local black communities are making long-term impacts on the environment.

Special thanks to producers Zoe Sullivan and Alton Byrd.

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