Yahoo News, April 13, 2022, Imperiled by city planners, ignored by Congress, Black people fight for air that won’t kill them
Bad air kills Black people.
That’s what the federal government says. Black people, far more than their white counterparts, live not only in poorer and noisier conditions, but with higher levels of pollution, leading to a host of maladies and death. Worse, deliberate federal racist policies — a history of practices the United States acknowledges —go unchecked by Congress that allows the lethal circumstances.