Racism and Racial Equity

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November 4, 2019 Reports

BREDL Report: Union Hill: Real Property, Racism and Environmental Justice

Today Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League and its Buckingham Chapter, Concern for the New Generation, released a new report: “Union Hill: Real Property, Racism and Environmental Justice,” which reveals a history of subversive policies, in Virginia and nationwide, which severely limit the ability for African Americans to build wealth.

August 28, 2014 Videos

Waiting In A Cesspool

In 1969 the Richmond County Health Department advised residents of Hyde Park their well water was unsafe because of industrial pollution. Four decades later, relocation of the community was finally approved.