Redlining, disinvestment, and lack of political power has made Southern communities of color prime targets for industries that often provide jobs in the areas they pollute.
Author Archives: Neesha Powell-Twagirumukiza/Southerly
Neesha Powell-Twagirumukiza is a Georgia-born-and-raised movement journalist, essayist, grant writer, cat parent, spouse, and auntie living in Atlanta/occupied Creek territory. Their writing has been published in publications such as Harper’s Bazaar, the Oxford American, Prism, Scalawag, and VICE. Their twitter is @womanistbae.