The longer racism is not addressed, the Planes plane taking off runway shirt in other words I will buy this harder it will be to save the planet, in part because Black activists’ time and energy are being drained. Inclusive climate justice activist Mikaela Loach notes that allies should “step up, so Black folks have the time and energy to invest in creating climate solutions” instead of using our energy to “explain [our] existence to other people” in predominantly white environmentalist spaces.
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Every environmentalist needs to hold themselves accountable and do the Planes plane taking off runway shirt in other words I will buy this inner anti-racism work to achieve both climate and social justice. Take the Intersectional Environmentalist Pledge to learn more about what steps you can take, read Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry by Camille T. Dungy, and listen to The Yikes Podcast. (Just a few examples of my favorite resources and inspiration, to start.) We must move forward and push for intersectional environmentalism to save the planet, and Black lives.