Learn about the history of environmental racism in the United States and how the Environmental Justice Movement was born from Dr. Robert Bullard, often described as the father of environmental justice!
DR. ROBERT BULLARD is an award-winning author of eighteen books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, industrial facility siting, community reinvestment, housing, transportation, climate justice, disasters, emergency response, and community resilience, smart growth, and regional equity. He is co-founder of the HBCU Climate Change Consortium. In 2018, the Global Climate Action Summit named Dr. Bullard one of 22 Climate Trailblazers. And in 2019, Apolitical named him one of the world’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy, Washington State University honored him with the William Julius Wilson Award for the Advancement of Justice and Climate One named him the Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication.
REV. MICHAEL MALCOM-MODERATOR Founder and Executive Director of The People’s Justice Council and Alabama Interfaith Power and Light and a licensed and ordained United Church of Christ Minister.
DR. CHRISTINA HEMPHILL FULLER -PANELIST Associate Professor in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University