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Dr. Marian Johnson-Thompson

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Climate crisis highlights the fight for environmental justice in NC

As activists and leaders from around the world travel to New York this week to rally global efforts to address the climate crisis, I’m reminded of our own state’s history-making contributions to the environmental cause. In 1982, Warren County sparked a movement when local residents of the poor, mostly African American community rose up to oppose the dumping of toxic chemicals in their neighborhoods.

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