By Ellen Griffith Spears
Spears focuses realization on key figures who formed Anniston--from Monsanto's founders, to white and African American activists, to the normal Anniston citizens whose lives and health and wellbeing have been deeply laid low with the town's military-industrial heritage 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 United States, Spears unflinchingly explores the reasons and implications of environmental inequalities, exhibiting how civil rights circulation 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