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What Ferguson Can Teach the Food Movement

What Ferguson Can Teach the Food Movement

“And my husband is six feet under, and I’m looking for a way to feed my kids now.”
– Esaw Garner, widow of Eric Garner “Tangled Roots and Bitter Fruit: What Ferguson can teach the food movement,” by Eric Holt-Giménez, the Executive Director of Food First, a partner of WhyHunger, touches on the perpetuation of racism in our society at large and within the food movement. Holt-Giménez makes the argument that the two go hand-in-hand: “We can’t have a just judicial system, or an impartial law enforcement system, or build a sustainable food system on the foundation of an oppressive social and economic system.” Learn More >

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