Many of these women continue to lead the environmental justice movement, but each and every one of their legacies continue to inspire us. The contributions of Black, Indigenous, and women of color has made an undeniable impact on the fight for climate and environmental justice.
Four Black environmental justice leaders you should know about
Black folks’ impact and legacy on the environmental movement are monumental and yet are often under-recognized. That’s why, this Black History Month, we want to shed light on some of the lesser-known leaders who have had lasting impacts on the environmental justice movement.