New Faces, New Issues

Series produced by Great Lakes Today

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The environmental movement is being redefined. Many advocacy groups are reaching out to minorities and addressing issues important to them. This three-part series explains how the movement has changed -- and what still needs to be done.

The environmental movement is being redefined. Many advocacy groups are reaching out to minorities and addressing issues important to them. This three-part series explains how the movement has changed -- and what still needs to be done.


3 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: A few members of Outdoor Afro Cleveland, including Smith-Woodford (holding sign), Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
Part 3 of series -- The Great Lakes region is home to millions of people of different races and ethnicities. But diverse backgrounds – and issues ...

Bought by WAMC, WBFO, WXXI, WCPN, WOSU and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir at Yosemite in 1903, Credit: Library of Congress
Part 1 of series -- When you think of the environmental movement, what comes to mind. Preserving the wilderness in national parks? Or guaranteeing ...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WXXI, WBFO, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: WT Stevens replaces a pipe under a Flint street, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
Part 2 of series -- Historically, the environmental movement hasn’t always been welcoming to people of color – and issues that are important to the...

Bought by WAMC, WXXI, WCPN, WBFO, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 8