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The Fight for Water Justice A Word … with Jason Johnson

    • News Commentary

On today’s episode of A Word, host Jason Johnson discusses how the recent water crisis that struck Jackson, Mississippi has become an everyday consequence of inequality in many rural Black communities. His guest is MacArthur “Genius” Catherine Coleman Flowers. She is the author of “Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret.” They talk about environmental justice and how access to safe drinking water is an issue throughout the nation.
Guest: Catherine Coleman Flowers, author of “Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret,” and a winner of a 2020 MacArthur Genius Grant. She’s currently helping to lead a project to survey problems with the nation’s water system.
Podcast production by Ahyiana Angel and Jasmine Ellis
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On today’s episode of A Word, host Jason Johnson discusses how the recent water crisis that struck Jackson, Mississippi has become an everyday consequence of inequality in many rural Black communities. His guest is MacArthur “Genius” Catherine Coleman Flowers. She is the author of “Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret.” They talk about environmental justice and how access to safe drinking water is an issue throughout the nation.
Guest: Catherine Coleman Flowers, author of “Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret,” and a winner of a 2020 MacArthur Genius Grant. She’s currently helping to lead a project to survey problems with the nation’s water system.
Podcast production by Ahyiana Angel and Jasmine Ellis
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