Welcome to a special live episode of "All Eyes on the Gulf." Join us as we sit down with Dr. Denae King and Michael McKenzie, champions in the fight for climate justice. With Dr. King's expertise in environmental toxicology and McKenzie's educational and extensive research background, they take us on a personal journey from their early work to their current community-based environmental initiatives in Houston and beyond.
Recorded at the Bullard Center for Environmental and Climate Justice at Texas Southern University, this dynamic conversation moved our live audience, and now, it's your turn to be part of the experience. Special guest Patrice Simms, a leading environmental attorney and scholar, and co-founder of People over Plastic, adds depth to the discussion, highlighting the urgency of their mission.
Opening this episode is Dr. Robert Bullard, who is known as the father of environmental justice. His speech emphasizes the historical significance of the environmental and climate justice movement.
Join co-hosts, Alexis Young, staff reporter for People over Plastic and Ryan Jeter, HBCU Coordinator at Environmental Defense Fund guide an extraordinary conversation that uncovers the roots of resistance in this live recording. Special thanks to the Plastic Solutions Fund for sponsoring this episode.