Author and Journalist Tim Spofford, Kenneth and Mamie Clark, Kenneth Clark performing the infamous Doll Test
Atlanta Civil Rights Financier Norris Herndon and the Herndon family
Local activists say the I-45 expansion would increase pollution, worsen traffic congestion, and displace hundreds located in underserved communities.

Transportation

TxDOT gets the OK to continue limited work on a controversial I-45 expansion

Posted on · The expansion was put on hold by the Federal Highway Administration in March over possible violations under Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

A Valero refinery sits directly across the street from the entrance to Hartman Park in Manchester, in east Houston.

Energy & Environment

Texas To Make Environmental Proceedings More Accessible To Non-English Speakers, Following Civil Rights Complaint

Posted on · Air and water permits for industrial facilities are often granted in predominantly Latino communities, but environmental justice advocates say language barriers often make it hard for community members to participate in the public process.

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