At 15, the world was my oyster.

I had Dr. Dre on permanent rotation, a dog-eared copy of Siddhartha was my pocket guide to life, and the film Malcolm X would change me forever.

Now in its 15th year, Grist is where you’ll find me meditating on issues of environmental justice — revealing the chronic effects of pollution and climate change on communities of color and highlighting the people who are fighting for a better future.

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