A case of environmental racism


On Sunday October 7th, the Environmental Justice Advocates of Minnesota (EJAM) hosted a discussion at Kwanzaa Community Church in North Minneapolis. 5th District Congressman Keith Ellison introduced featured speaker Sheila Holt-Orsted, a Tennessee native whose family has been a victim of environmental racism.

EJAM hosts a monthly Climate Justice Working Group discussion, which addresses global warming’s effects on people of color and low-income communities.