Black folks have historically and culturally been one with the environment. Colonialism (white supremacy) has robbed us of our heritage, cultural identity, access and ability to thrive. Young Black organizers are decolonizing education to create ecosystems of empowerment for communities. Mitchelle Mhaka, Zimbabwean-South African activist, speaks to Tamara Toles O’Laughlin about period poverty, language barriers and the African Climate Alliance.
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