• 19 Individuals and Organizations Building Stronger Black Communities and Food Systems

    1 month ago - By Food Tank

    Following the murder of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, people around the United States are protesting racism, police brutality, inequality, and violence in their own communities. No matter your political affiliation, the violence by multiple police departments in this country is unacceptable.
    We must remember and honor the memory of people including Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and David McAtee, the owner of a barbecue restaurant in Louisville who was killed by police during protests. These murders are a travesty and something that should not happen in the United States of...
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  • Want to See Food and Land Justice for Black Americans? Support These Groups

    Want to See Food and Land Justice for Black Americans? Support These Groups

    1 month ago - By Eater

    A protester in New York City on June 2 | Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images
    As the nation rises up to protest police brutality and racial injustice, here are some organizations working to advance Black food sovereignty This story was originally published on Civil Eats .
    Food justice is racial justice. Food and agriculture, like everything in this country, are deeply intertwined with our nation's entrenched history of slavery and structural racism. Our food system actively silences, marginalizes, and disproportionately impacts people of color, who are also being hardest hit by COVID-19...
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