Destiny's Feature in Teen Vogue: the Mainstream Climate Movement Suppresses Black Voices

Check out YBCL youth Destiny Hodges' powerful article in Teen Vogue earlier this year. She says, "It only took me one internship at a “Big Green” organization — my very first internship — to know that the mainstream environmental movement is not a safe space for Black people. The movement is predominantly white and whitewashed."

"So we must center Black liberation movements and frameworks, as Black liberation is liberation for everyone in a society within which global racial capitalism is upheld to exploit and eradicate the most melanated." To that end, Destiny founded Gen Green, a 100% Black youth and womxn-led organization reimagining and securing a regenerative and abundant world.

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