Race must be part of the environmental conversation.

Race must be part of the environmental conversation.
As an African-American and an environmentalist, I went along for a long while with the idea that race and class are irrelevant to the cause of environmental protection. But I can no longer ignore that the environmental movement is too often blind to the needs of those with the least access to clean air, water and land.

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