Please join me, Linwood Jackson on; “The Charles Brittingham Show”, Sunday Sept., 8th on News talk radio Wilm 1450 am from 8-9pm
Our guest on this show we’ll be, Michele Roberts, Environmental, Justice & Health Alliance
We are discussing one of the five major areas of inequality facing African Americans that are the focus of the NAACP’s work today. Health care.
Michele Roberts, is the Campaign & Policy Coordinator for Advocates for Environmental Human Rights based in Washington, DC. Ms. Roberts provides technical assistance and advocacy support to communities regarding the impacts of toxins on human health and the environment. Like in Wilmington’s, South bridge area. Since 1976 the Environmental Protection agency knew of the hazards there.
It’s a flood zone, with a drainage problem that leaves mold and mildew after every rain.
- The lead paint used to paint the homes.
- The dump that’s not far from the neighborhood.
- The train that runs right down the middle.
- The steel factory and the concrete factory.
- The port with the sludge the ships bring. etc All contributing factors that poison our minds, bodies and our souls. Is it any wonder we see a high,
- high school dropout rate,
- a high murder rate,
- unemployment rate And the list go’s on and on. We can’t clean this stuff up, it cost too much. The only alternative is to evacuate the people if we want them to live. Our elected officials were elected to represent us. We discussed this and more. I hope that you will join us @ www.wilm.com