Climate Activist: D.C.’s Ecosystem Destroyed by Colonization, Genocide, Enslavement

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Published on 21 Sep 2019, 2:00
"What caused the beautiful ecosystem of D.C. to be destroyed? What caused the roads to be paved over with asphalt, the sidewalks with concrete? What caused the Capitol to be built? The answer is colonization, the genocide of indigenous people, the enslavement of Africans," said a climate change activist at the global climate strike rally in Washington, DC, Friday.