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Climate Advocacy Toolkit
Posters & Brochures for Your Patients
Racial Equality Toolkit
Climate Justice is Racial Justice, Racial Justice is Climate Justice
Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., Hip Hop Caucus | shondaland | June 22, 2021
Racism is Killing the Planet
Hop Hopkins | Sierra Club | June 8, 2021
I’m a black climate expert. Racism derails our efforts to save the planet.
Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, CEO Ocean Collectiv, Founder Urban Ocean Lab | Washington Post | June 3, 2021
Climate Activists: Here’s Why Your Work Depends on Ending Police Violence
Dany Sigwalt, Co-Director of the Power Shift Network | Medium | June 3, 2021
Black Environmentalists Talk About Climate and Anti-Racism
| New York Times | June 3, 2021
Racism, Police Violence, and the Climate are not Separate Issues
Bill McKibben | The New Yorker | June 4, 2021
What ‘Racism Is a Public Health Issue’ Means
Lila Thulin | Smithsonian | July 20, 2020
Robert Bullard: How Environmental Racism Shapes the US
Robert Bullard | PBS | March 3, 2020
Environmentalism’s Racist History
Jedediah Purdy | The New Yorker | August 13, 2015
The link between climate change, health, and poverty | TEDMed | Dr. Cheryl Holder
Impactful ways clinicians can protect their patients from climate-related health challenges – and calls on doctors, politicians and others to build a care system that incorporates economic and social justice.
Podcast – 1619 | New York Times
An audio series on how slavery has transformed America, connecting past and present through the oldest form of storytelling.
Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast | Race Forward
Features movement voices, stories, and strategies for racial justice.
Podcast – The Coolest Show | Think 100%
Redefines how we win on climate and environmental justice centering Black and Brown climate activists and communities of color.
A Terrible Thing To Waste: Environmental Racism And Its Assault On The American Mind by Harriet A. Washington
Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger by Julie Sze
Climate Change From the Streets by Michael Méndez
Latinx Environmentalisms: Place, Justice, and the Decolonial edited by Sarah D. Wald, David J. Vázquez, Priscilla Solis Ybarra and Sarah Jaquette Ray
Full Spectrum Resistance by Aric McBay
Indigenous Environmental Justice edited by Karen Jarratt-Snider and Marianne O. Nielsen
Poisoned Water: How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation by Candy J. Cooper with Marc Aronson
Standing With Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement edited by Nick Estes and Jaskiran Dhillon
One Earth: People of Color Protecting Our Planet by Anuradha Rao
Dumping In Dixie: Race, Class, And Environmental Quality, Third Edition by Robert D. Bullard
If You Poison Us: Uranium and Native Americans by Peter H. Eichstaedt
Packing Them In: An Archaeology of Environmental Racism in Chicago, 1865-1954 by Sylvia Hood Washington
Available for Free
Beyond Recognition – Watch Here
Just Mercy – Watch Here
King in the Wilderness – Watch Here
The Hate U Give – Available free on all digital platforms
The Murder of Fred Hampton – Watch Here
Films to Rent
Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975
Examines the evolution of the Black Power movement in American society.
Years of carrying out death row executions are taking a toll on Warden Bernadine Williams.
An altercation with police that ended in tragedy. Based on a true story.
I Am Not Your Negro
A revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
In 1965, an Alabama city became the battleground in the fight for suffrage.
Films on Streaming Services
The intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States.
3 Minutes, Ten Bullets (HBO)
Follows the story of a shooting, a trial, the role of the media, and protest.
4 Little Girls (HBO)
A documentary that tells the heartbreaking story of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing of 1963.
American Son (Netflix)
An estranged couple reunite in a Florida police station to help find their missing teenage son.
A bond with his volatile best friend soon gets tested when Collin sees a police officer shoot a suspect in the back during a chase through the streets.
Dear White People(Netflix)
Follows a group of students of color at Winchester University, a predominantly white Ivy League college.
Dispatches from Cleveland
Tells the account of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, a Black Cleveland native who was fatally shot in the park by a 26-year old white police officer in 2014 for carrying a toy gun.
The tale of Black activists who challenged segregation head-on via the Freedom Rides of 1961.
If Beale Street Could Talk (Hulu)
Follows a young woman who seeks to clear the name of her wrongly charged lover and prove his innocence.
King in the Wilderness (HBO)
A portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. during the last years of his life.
Let It Fall: Los Angeles (Netflix)
A documentary that takes a cold, hard look at the time period of 1982 to 1992 in L.A.—a decade of police brutality and racial injustice that led to the Rodney King riots of 1992.
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (Netflix)
A biographical documentary highlighting the strong light that is Maya Angelou.
The Force (Netflix)
This piece follows the police force in Oakland, California in its two-year attempt to rebuild trust and peace amongst their community.
What Happened, Miss Simone? (Netflix)
A biographical documentary highlighting the life and work of Nina Simone, a black female musician and activist who rose to fame during the 1960s.
When They See Us (Netflix)
In 1989 a jogger was assaulted and raped in New York’s Central Park, and five young people were subsequently charged with the crime.
Whose Streets (Hulu)
A documentary film about the murder of an unarmed Black man by the name of Michael Brown, and the Ferguson uprising.
Weathering The Storm: The Role of Healthcare Systems in Promoting Resilience
Dr. Amy Collins and Eugenia Gibbons | Health Care Without Harm | November 12, 2021
Green Voices of Color
Black, Brown, Yellow, Indigenous Voices in a Green (read:white) Movement. Curated by the writer, Mary Annaïse Heglar, this group is a good place to find writings by people of color.