A Black Lives Matter supporter and Grist “justice” writer sparked an interesting Friday debate on Twitter when she claimed that Hurricane Matthew’s high death toll in Haiti is due to “environmental racism.”
The massive hurricane has now killed at least 842 people, according to officials.
The assertion that some form of racism is to blame was met with relentless mockery on Twitter.
In the interest of fairness, We'll let Atlantic writer Vann R. Newkirk II explain the concept of “environmental racism.”
Well, there you have it.