By Ellen Griffith Spears
Spears focuses awareness on key figures who formed Anniston--from Monsanto's founders, to white and African American activists, to the normal Anniston citizens whose lives and health and wellbeing have been deeply stricken by the town's military-industrial background and the legacy of racism. Situating the private struggles and triumphs of Anniston citizens inside a bigger nationwide tale of regulatory regimes and felony recommendations that experience affected poisonous cities throughout the USA, Spears unflinchingly explores the motives and implications of environmental inequalities, exhibiting how civil rights circulation activism undergirded Anniston's campaigns for redemption and justice.
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Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town (New Directions in Southern Studies) by Ellen Griffith Spears