Learn how race, gender, and class intersect to affect environmentalism with activist, writer, and intersectional environmentalist Leah Thomas. She breaks down what intersectional environmentalism really is, why conservationists should embrace anti-racism, and how a single, powerful post on social media ignited a movement.
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Thanks for listening and thanks again to Leah Thomas for joining us.
For more on Leah:
Check her Instagram https://www.instagram.com/greengirlleah/,
And her original post on Intersectional Environmentalism https://www.instagram.com/p/CAvaxdRJRxu/
Read her article in Vogue https://www.vogue.com/article/why-every-environmentalist-should-be-anti-racist
And most importantly, check out the new platform for Intersectional Environmentalism: https://www.intersectionalenvironmentalist.com/
Also, we referenced the Yikes podcast a lot, which is worth a listen to hear more of Leah's work in this area and how hard it is. https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/episode-7-black-lives-matter-is-more-than-trend-feat/id1498623503?i=1000477555813
The books we referenced include:
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo https://robindiangelo.com/publications/
How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi https://www.ibramxkendi.com/how-to-be-an-antiracist-1
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