Alejandro Fuentes Mena

Graduated from the University of Colorado, math teacher in Denver.

Graduated from the University of Colorado, math teacher in Denver.

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The police killing of George Floyd has protesters focusing on another key issue — environmental injustice.

The link between racial and environmental injustice

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