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Blacks in the 90's & Our Environment

Blacks in the 90's & Our Environment (November 18, 1991)
Duration: 00:28:33

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Themes: Education and Families | Africa and African-Americans | Poverty, Progress, and the Rise of African-American Businesses and Professionals |

Guests: Janice Dickerson, Mary Hollens, Donele Wilkins, Akua Budu Watkins, Marta Salinas, Nora and Jose Gonzales
Host : Regina Benjamin-Steiger
Producer : Carlota Almanza


Summary: Discussion of environmental problems and the recent People of Color Leadership Summit focused on environmental problems.
There are off-site interviews with Janice Dickerson, Marta Salinas, and Nora and Jose Gonzales, who all live in places with pollution problems. Guests on the show were participants at the First National People of Color Leadership Summit, and include Mary Hollens, the outreach coordinator for Labor Notes Magazine; Donele Wilkins, then from S.E. Michigan Coalition on Safety and Health, afterwards she founded the organization Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice; and Akua Budu Watkins, the director of Detroit Black Women's Health Project.