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NBC News: Environmental activism has a racial blind spot. The science shows the fallout.

NBC News: Environmental activism has a racial blind spot. The science shows the fallout.

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The death of George Floyd in police custody sparked a movement that has focused national attention on institutional racism that permeates nearly every aspect of society. And that includes climate change. Now, climate activists and scientists say a similar reckoning needs to happen in the environmental movement, which experts say has had a long, uneasy relationship with racial politics.