Sunday Video: What Is Cancer Alley?


Vox explains how environmental racism through public policy and private actions can lead to environmental health catastrophes for people of color. Coronavirus is killing disproportionate numbers of black people in Louisiana’s “Cancer Alley,” and Vox explores why environmental racism could be contributing to this.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for promoting sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He advocates for smart policies, regulations, and implementation programs that enhance urban environments by committing to quality design, accommodating growth, providing a diversity of housing choices, and adequately providing public services. Stephen primarily writes about land use and transportation issues.

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