Tennie White was an environmental lab owner who was particularly vocal about protecting poor African-American communities. Then, the EPA took her to court.
The formation of anti-fascist coalitions provides the opportunity to convert dreams of social reform into a concrete and transformative program at the municipal level.
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Ira Chernus is a professor of religious studies at the University of Colorado and author of MythicAmerica: Essays. He blogs at mythicamerica.us, hosted by History News Network.