Tag Archives: Hazel Johnson

Readers’ Views (Jan.-Feb. 2011)

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views THE OPPOSITE OF WAR IS NOT PEACE BUT REVOLUTION Your Statement, “War threat over Korea,” issued on your website on Dec. 9 had it just right! “The continuing threat of … Continue reading

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Hazel Johnson, environmental justice and freedom fighter

Hazel Johnson, one of the most important fighters against environmental racism in the U.S., died Jan. 12. She began organizing in 1979 with other African-American residents of the Altgeld Gardens public housing project on the South Side of Chicago. Initially, … Continue reading

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