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The Lingering Impact Of Racism‎ On Black Californians In Oil‎ And Gas Drilling

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The Lingering Impact Of Racism‎ On Black Californians In Oil‎ And Gas Drilling

Black Californians Injustice‎ History

Early 20th-century Los Angeles‎ racism helped distribute oil and‎ gas drilling locations, disproportionately hurting‎ Black areas. Redlining kept nonwhites‎ in poor communities. The 1920s‎ oil boom perpetuated environmental inequality‎ by highlighting racial disparities. This‎ historical backdrop helps explain Black‎ Californians' problems near oil and‎ ga...

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