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Sheena Foster

Sheena Foster is an award-winning journalist who has written and reported for ABC and NBC News affiliates, The Tampa Tribune, The Island Packet, Essence, and, most recently, theGrio, where she covered the racial disparity in Silicon Valley. She's also a proud NYC native, foodie, and avid runner.
A view of the smoke stacks of the 47-year old Cheswick coal-fired power plant in Springdale, Pennsylvania behind a residential neighborhood with a "Watch Children" sign in the foreground.

What Is Environmental Racism, and How Can We Fight It?

Environmental racism isn’t a new problem, but it often flies under the radar—with disastrous consequences. Here, experts explain what it is and how it affects our world.