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“Greening the Ghetto.” TED2006. Feb. 2006. Conference Presentation.
Source: "Greening the Ghetto." TED2006. Feb. 2006. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by MacArthur-winning activist Majora Carter is from Carter's 2006 TED Talk on her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx. The quote means that white, upper-class neighborhoods are commonly awarded with resources such as community parks, while city planners tend to put polluting facilities such as landfills in low-income neighborhoods where people of color live. Watch the full TED Talk here: Majora Carter - Greening the Ghetto