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 overall healthiness have been deeply suffering from the town's military-industrial historical past and the legacy of racism. Situating the private struggles and triumphs of Anniston citizens inside of a bigger nationwide tale of regulatory regimes and criminal concepts that experience affected poisonous cities throughout the US, Spears unflinchingly explores the reasons and implications of environmental inequalities, exhibiting how civil rights circulate 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