Alison Rose Jefferson on African American History demonstrates how Black communal practices and economic development around leisure confronted politics of racial exclusion in recreational spaces. She shares unique stories of leisure sites, and their rich history.
Tag: environmental justice
A Vessel for Empowerment: Overcoming Superstorm & Petrochemical Invasions with Roishetta Ozane
The hurricane vulnerable Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas face a petrochemical and fracked gas export boom and our EcoJustice Radio guest Roishetta Ozane has a plan to overcome all of them.
Spoken Word: Using Poetry and Artivism for Climate and Environment
We look into spoken word poetry artivism, art-activism on environment and climate, where words change how people envision their world and act within it.
Greening Without Gentrification: Expanding Parks and Protecting Communities
EcoJustice Radio talks with UCLA Prof Jon Christensen, who studies the threat of green gentrification around the country — parks and infrastructure improvements that increase rents and displace residents — and how cities respond to protect communities.
The Call to Decolonize: Thoughts, Actions, and Spaces
Listen to Marria Evbuoma of Race to Zero Waste in San Francisco talk with EcoJustice Radio about the social justice meaning and importance of decolonization in thoughts, actions, and spaces.
Candidate Forum for Environmental Justice in South LA with Fatima Iqbal-Zubair
EcoJustice Radio speaks about how to confront the issues of institutional racism, environmental justice, and massive economic inequality with Fatima Iqbal-Zubair, Candidate for California State Assembly in South Los Angeles. The incumbent Assembly Member and candidate Mike Gipson was asked to be on the show, but did return requests.
Building Unity for Social Change with Kwazi Nkrumah
Guest Kwazi Nkrumah from the MLK Coalition for Greater Los Angeles discusses with EcoJustice Radio host Jessica Aldridge how unity and mass mobilization across all movements is necessary for social change and an equitable future. He speaks to how we effectively do this in an inclusive manner across interests and issues that considers priorities, roadblocks, and better relationship building. We address concerns of derailment and demobilization, and look to how we can shield and grow from those movements.