Race issues

Food apartheid: the root of the problem with America’s groceries

Food justice activist Karen Washington wants us to move away from the word food desert, which doesnt take into account the systemic racism permeate Americas food system America’s sustainable food motion has been steadily growing, challenging consumers to truly consider where our food comes from, and inspiring people to farm, eat local, and rethink our …

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Michael Curry’s royal wedding sermon will go down in history | Diana Evans

The American bishop did it black. And he shocked the congregation by refusing to tone down his passionate message on power and love, says novelist Diana Evans The candle flames were trembling. The pulpit was on fire. The bride and groom were waiting. As were the Queen, Oprah, Idris Elba, and Doria Ragland , now …

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‘This is huge’: black liberationist speaks out after her 40 years in prison

Exclusive: Debbie Sims Africa, the first freed member of a revolutionary Philadelphia group many say were unjustly incarcerated, talks about reuniting with her son and defends the Move members still locked up: We are peaceful people The first member of a group of black radicals known as the Move Nine who have been incarcerated, they …

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African Avengers: the comic book creators shaking up superhero genre

With the honest exception of Black Panther, for years comic book superheroes have mainly been white but new artists aims to change all that Comic volumes might be good at imagining alien worlds and gritty fictional cityscapes, but when it comes to depictions of real-life other countries, perhaps sometimes not so much. DCs Superman/ Wonder …

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