Environmental racism

VIDEO: Pollution is for people of colour

Sarnia and Detroit residents face air pollution, water crises and environmental racism
Photo: Toban B.

In the twin cities of Sarnia and Detroit, toxic industrial facilities operate near Indigenous and racialized communities. Many residents of Aamjiwnaang First Nation and Detroit call this environmental racism, and recently visited each other’s communities to learn about the parallel conditions and health impacts.

Videojournalist Lana Goldberg joined them, and filed this report on the challenges facing communities on both sides of the border.

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