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Climate Change Isn’t Racist — People Are

We cannot assess the damage without looking at the impact on people of color

Illustration: Fei Fei

It’s been a hot summer. I’m talking Do the Right Thing–type heat. The type of heat where you can’t tell what’s coming next — a thunderstorm or a riot.

In times like this, I think about the many, many communities around the country that don’t…