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Majora Carter:
Greening the ghetto

TED2006 · 18:36 · Filmed Feb 2006
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Majora Carter: Greening the ghetto
18:36 · Filmed February 2006 at TED2006 · Subtitles available in 34 languages

In an emotionally charged talk, MacArthur-winning activist Majora Carter details her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx — and shows how minority neighborhoods suffer most from flawed urban policy.

Activist for environmental justice
Majora Carter redefined the field of environmental equality, starting in the South Bronx at the turn of the century. Now she is leading the local economic development movement across the USA. Full bio
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