An ongoing theme this Summer . . .
Local progressive media outlets claim that the weather is racially insensitive.
Meanwhile . . . The "climate change is racist" angle seems somewhat odd given that TKC has noticed it's mostly very fashionable & pretty white ladies who have trouble coping with hotter temperatures.
But I digress . . .
Here's the argument . . .
"Activists and academics have documented how Black and brown communities are at significantly higher risk for respiratory, cardiovascular and other diseases because their communities are often geographically closer to environments thick with toxic particles, smog, vehicle fumes, oil smoke and construction dust."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
More residents of northeast Kansas City, Kansas, are seeing the connection between the factories in their neighborhoods and their own health problems. As one activist puts it, "People see their lives are getting harder and that alone is evidence that they want to do something about it."