This is the 171st post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. 

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (June 1, 2020 – June 7, 2020):

Monday: “The Environmental Movement Needs to Reckon with Its Racist History” by Julian Brave Noisecat, Vice

Tuesday: Civil Rights Are Green: A Concise History of Environmental Racism and Justice in the US” by Maya Lewis, Everyday Feminism

Wednesday: “Institutionalized Racism: A Syllabus” by Catherine Halley, JStor Daily

Thursday: Layli Long Soldier on Wounded Knee and the Murder of George Floyd” by Layli Long Soldier, LitHub

Friday: Building a Common Vocabulary: A Cornerstone of Community-Engaged Research” by by Brittany Luby, Andrea Bradford, and Samantha Mehltretter with Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation, The Manomin Project, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Saturday: Natuur in reservaten is niet genoeg” by Marc van den Tweel and Hank Bartelink, Trouw

Sunday: Trump wanted 10,000 troops to quell protests” by Ella Torres and William Mansell, ABC News

Top Words

1. people

2. environmental

3. police

4. color

5. protests

6. Black

7. George

8. said

9. communities

10. Floyd

Published by Jessica M. DeWitt

Dr. Jessica M. DeWitt is an environmental historian of Canada and the United States. She is passionate about the use of digital technologies to bridge the gap between the public and researchers. In addition to her community and professional work, she offers various editing and social media consultancy services.

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