Articles by: Natalia Marques

Environmental Racism Is Poisoning America’s Waters

Environmental Racism Is Poisoning America’s Waters

Thousands of people in U.S. cities have been left without access to clean water. Communities say institutional racism is to blame. The United Nations General Assembly recognized “the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right that is essential for the full enjoyment of life and all human rights” on July 28, 2010. Yet, 12 years later,[Read More…]

by 18/10/2022 Comments are Disabled Environmental Protection
Is the U.S. Legal System at War With Its People?

Is the U.S. Legal System at War With Its People?

Incarcerations, brutality, and torture are common in the U.S. Activists claim that this amounts to a war waged against racially marginalized, poor, and working-class people. The very laws and government agencies created to protect the people in the United States are increasingly being weaponized against those who are often marginalized in society: people of color, the poor, and the working[Read More…]

by 02/09/2022 Comments are Disabled Human Rights