Yesterday Meg Ruttan Walker tweeted as follows
hey folks, what are your favourite climate justice pieces written by Black, Indigenous, or other people of Colour?
Please keep in mind that I know @MaryHeglar‘s work and I always include her. Looking for other voices.
— Meg Ruttan Walker (@TricksyRaccoon) June 21, 2020
It got some great replies from @MaryHeglar, @el_macs @TutusNTinyHats @Trashista @rpancost and others.
We at @ClimateEmergMcr turned the thread into a list (which we will add to when we find/are alerted to other articles). See this recent post on our website too…
A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None by Kathyrn Yusoff
Lose your kin by Christina Sharpe
People of Color Experience Climate Grief More Deeply Than White People by Nylah Burton- @yumcoconutmilk
Why I quit being a climate activist by Karin Louise Hermes
It’s Time for Environmental Studies to Own Up to Erasing Black People by Wanjiku Gatheru @wawagatheru
No, climate action can’t be separated from social justice by Julian Brave NoiseCat @jnoisecat
Faster Than We Thought: What Stories Will Survive Climate Change? by Omar El Akkad @omarelakkad
Lessons in Survival by Emily Raboteau @emilyraboteau
Ayana Elizabeth Johnson (multiple articles) @ayanaeliza
Chris Newman on Medium
UPDATE – we will add to the list, with books and articles, youtubes etc. Send us your tips – firstname.lastname@example.org
Oh, and “Climate Change Ain’t the First Existential Threat” by Mary Heglar
Environmentalism’s racist history by Jedediah Purdy