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13
May

New philanthropic tactics to launch community causes

Finding your true purpose in life and actually receiving opportunities to apply it to community causes:…

22
Apr

Summit preaches on rural blacks’ financial roadblocks

Economic influence. Economic development. Economic freedom. Financial liberation in the South’s Black Belt Region became the…

19
Mar

How academic research should help, not hurt rural areas

It’s exciting when a professor and his/her students can go into their institution’s community and dig…

06
Feb

5 ways Ava DuVernay’s ‘Queen Sugar’ parallels my research

Knowing that my rural research mirrors a hit TV show gives me goosebumps. “Queen Sugar”  by…

05
Feb

Who’s helping black farmers in 2019?

African-American farmers in the Black Belt Region have fought an uphill battle to secure and sustain…

03
Feb

3 Farm Bill anxieties of today’s black farmers

The Farm Bill is a package of legislation that is passed once every five years. The…

02
Feb

5 reasons networking on behalf of rural America counts

If you’re having a serious conversation about the Black Belt Region or agricultural land retention for…

25
Jan

Urgency of listening to black farmers in Small Town USA

Hosting community events and gathering personal stories are primary ways I compile information to back my…