Rich Houston teems with greenery and public parks. But unfair zoning laws mean its poorer communities of color bake in the hot sun
Every weekday at 6am, 68-year-old Ana Adelea-Lopez walks through her Houston neighborhood to the bus stop.
On the way, she passes a series of apartment complexes, telephone poles and metal fences on a long stretch of sidewalk. For the entirety of her walk, there’s not a single tree in sight.