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Climate change will force a new era of migration – but where will people go? Plus: Ericka Huggins on the legacy and lessons of the Black Panther Party, 54 years later

Ericka Huggins, member of the Black Panther Party (Source: Ericka Huggins official website)

0:08 – With increasingly severe climate events like wildfires, floods, storms, earthquakes, hurricanes, heatwaves and pollution, we may be entering a new era of migration – but where will people go?

Abrahm Lustgarten (@AbrahmL) is a ProPublica Senior Environmental Reporter, with a focus at the intersection of business, climate and energy. His latest piece is Climate change will force a new American migration. 

0:34 – This month will mark the 54th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party, and so here is an interview from the archives with one of the founding members, Erica Huggins on electoral politics, representation, countering police brutality, the origins of what we now call mutual aid, and more.

Ericka Huggins is an activist and educator, former leading member of the Black Panther Party and political prisoner, human rights activist and poet.

Photo: Markus Spiske on Unsplash

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