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Majora Carter: Greening the ghetto | TED Talk

In an emotionally charged talk, MacArthur-winning activist Majora Carter details her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx — and shows how minority neighborhoods suffer most from flawed urban policy. Global Climate Change Environment Ethics Environment Justice Advertisements

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Majora Carter ’88: Greening The Ghetto

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Majora Carter: 3 stories of local eco-entrepreneurship

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Majora Carter on Environmental Justice

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Majora Carter – Wikipedia

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YOUR VOICE, YOUR STORY: Majora Carter

After graduating from Wesleyan University as a film major, Majora Carter began studying for a master of fine arts degree at NYU. While living and working in her native Hunt’s Point, New York, she stumbled across a weedy lot on … Continue reading

The Connection Between Race, Class, Environment and Health – Majora Carter

Big Think Published on Apr 23, 2012 In the South Bronx, environmental degradation has led to high rates of asthma, diabetes and learning disabilities, Carter says. Topic: The Connection Between Race, Class, Environment and Health Majora Carter: The biggest problem … Continue reading

Majora Carter on Environmental Justice

Big Think Published on Apr 23, 2012 How Majora Carter cleaned up the South Bronx. Topic: Environmental Justice. Majora Carter: I moved back to my neighborhood in the late ’90s, after spending many years trying to disassociate myself from it. … Continue reading