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18
Sep

Stacey Abrams’ Q&A session with Georgia’s black farmers

Black farmers asked. Politician Stacey Abrams answered. “If we want change in Georgia, our policies…

24
Aug

11 African-American agritourism sites setting visitor standards

Owning land is powerful because it’s so profitable. You can farm it to grow and sell…

16
Aug

Dr. Womack joins original podcast series ‘The Homecomers’

 Doesn’t it feel good when you know you’re not alone in fighting for some sort…

15
Jul

Land-grant university to launch prototype of agriculture-meets-entrepreneurship center

Fort Valley State University (FVSU) is one of two land-grant institutions in Georgia. It puts this…

06
Jun

5 black-owned businesses killing the agriculture game now

My interview and inclusion in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s black-owned ag businesses roundup: Living and creatively working…

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…