Water is Life: BLM, #noDAPL, and Environmental Justice

  • Winston-Salem State University 601 South Martin Luther King Junior Drive Winston-Salem, NC, 27110 United States

What do people mean when they say, "water is life"? What do the Black Lives Matter and Dakota Access Pipeline movements have to do with one another or with Duke Energy? What lies ahead for environmental justice in 2017? Come join a distinguished group of scholars and activists as they discuss the environmental justice movement—globally, nationally, in North Carolina, and here at WSSU.

Panelists:
Dr. Kyle Mays, postdoctoral fellow in History, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Danielle Purifoy, PhD candidate at the Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
Rev. Dr. Rodney Sadler, Associate Professor of Bible at Union Presbyterian Seminary

Moderator: Dr. Corey Walker, Dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education, Winston-Salem State University