"There is an abundance of actions for Black life, relationships, and care beyond spectacular activism and dying that takes place in environmental justice spaces. There is Black life even in close proximity to death. We must attune our analytics to begin to behold these within environmental justice literature."
Professor Tianna Bruno's new research article, "More than just dying: Black life and futurity in the face of state-sanctioned environmental racism," published in Society and Space, argues that there are two main registers of Black living in environmental justice (EJ) scholarship: dying and activism. Bruno draws on Black feminist geographies to think and imagine EJ work that incorporates nuance to the modalities of Black life and futurity in the face of state-sanctioned environmental injustice. Read the entire article here!