Course: AFRS 488. Sustainability and Environmental Justice in African and African Diaspora Communities (3)
Prerequisite: Upper division standing. Examines sustainability from a Black perspective by exploring the challenges and prospects for sustainable development in African, African-American and other African Diaspora communities. Review of environmental degradation, restoration, preservation and conservation in selected Black communities, linkages among poverty, land tenure, environmental damage and racism as they affect Blacks. Particular attention will be given to African and African-American responses to environmental hazards. Available for graduate credit.