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BackTalk: Black Children Can’t Breathe – New EPA Regulations

February 1, 2019

February 1, 2019

With an African American death rate for children being 10 times that of white children, and with them being four times more likely to be admitted to the hospital for asthma, it’s time we talk to Heather McTeer Toney, the National Field Director for Moms Clean Air Force. Moms Clean Air Force is a community of moms and dads united against air pollution, including the urgent crisis of our changing climate to protect our children’s health.

Watch the video live on February 2, 2019 at 11 a.m. PST/2 p.m. EST, right here or keep this link and watch the replay later.

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