How systemic racism shaped the ecosystems of U.S. cities

How systemic racism shaped the ecosystems of U.S. cities

Historically Black and immigrant communities are more vulnerable to environmental stressors

Read the research: https://scim.ag/3nzjnQE

Credits
producer
Meagan Cantwell

supervising producer
Joel Goldberd

research
Schell et al., Science 2020
DOI: 10.1126/science.aay4497

special thanks
Elizabeth Pennisi
Pratheek Rebala
Sacha Vigneri

video footage
Meagan Cantwell
Pond5
Videoblocks
Videvo

archival footage
Dynamic Films
Encyclopedia Britannica Films
FDR Presidential Library
Prelinger Archives

photos
Library of Congress
Ted Etyan/Flickr
Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program
Enoch Pratt Free Library/Maryland’s State Library Resource Center

illustrations
British Library/Flickr

maps/data
Google
Howard Center for Investigative Journalism/CNS/NPR
Johns Hopkins University
Library of Congress
Meagan Cantwell
Portland State/SUPR Lab
Robert K. Nelson et al., 2020 “Mapping Inequality”

music
“Vultures” by Chris Burns