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On November 22, 1919, a white supremacist terrorist organization called the Self-Preservation and Loyalty League murdered four union leaders organizing both white and Black workers at a sawmill in Bogalusa, Louisiana. Part of the interconnected white supremacist and anti-radical violence wave of terrorism during the Red Scare, the Bogalusa killings should be one of the […]
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One of the reasons Critical Race Theory is so necessary is because every institution in America is infused with the traditions and histories of racism and it shapes all the decisions we make as a society today. One example of this is where industry gets sited. As scholars of environmental justice movements have long explored, […]

Slave Graves

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On July 8, 2021

I’ve been trying to write and overall busy with other things, so I haven’t had time for a grave post in the last couple of days. For those of you though who look to this site for all thing

Sanctuary States!

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On May 17, 2021

Republican governance–very serious actions taken by very serious people. Just south of Oil City, where Louisiana representative Danny McCormick is from, is the predominantly Black city of Shreve

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COVID-19 and Environmental Racism

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On September 15, 2020
ProPublica has a critically important article linking high rates of COVID-19 with those who are already exposed to high levels of toxicity due to their race and class. Environmental racism is a well-known issue, though sadly more on an academic level than among the general public. Environmental organizations don’t center this issue as much as […]
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