By Ellen Griffith Spears
Spears focuses recognition on key figures who formed Anniston--from Monsanto's founders, to white and African American activists, to the standard Anniston citizens whose lives and wellbeing and fitness have been deeply suffering from the town's military-industrial heritage and the legacy of racism. Situating the private struggles and triumphs of Anniston citizens inside of a bigger nationwide tale of regulatory regimes and felony options that experience affected poisonous cities throughout the US, Spears unflinchingly explores the explanations and implications of environmental inequalities, exhibiting how civil rights flow 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