The omissions and errors in the permitting process for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline regarding an African-American community in central Virginia amounts to racism. A state panel on environmental justice calls for a new process.
Lakshmi Fjord, property owner in Buckingham County, Va., where a giant compressor station would be built, talks about the ongoing effort to stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the people coming together to fight it.
After white supremacists made national headlines at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., environmental advocacy groups and community organizers in Appalachia spoke out against racism.
In late April, citizens of Pikeville, Ky., and beyond took to the streets in opposition to the white supremacist hate groups that had converged in Eastern Kentucky for the “Take a Stand for White Working Families” rally.