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HBCUs Take Green Initiative

we do now. I try to break down this complex issue into real life events like the [rising] cost of gasoline, [prevalence] of asthma or the disastrous hurricanes. Once you connect the problems of everyday life to the climate crisis, people want to get involved.”

HBCUs can lay the groundwork for an African American green movement. Robinson says. “People of color, including African Americans, indigenous people, and low-income people, are the hardest hit by the causes and effects of climate change, and climate change activism and involvement must come from our communities.”