Farming & Agribusiness

Black farmers are throwing their full support behind Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. Black farmers also believe Kavanaugh would be a disaster for black America — including black farmers. And if you’re confused after...
Bill Lee, the Republican candidate for governor of Tennessee, met in Memphis on Monday with Thomas Burrell, founder and president of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association (BFAA), and Bishop David A. Hall Sr., the group's ecumenical support advisor. The...
Anchored in the heart of South Memphis, Knowledge Quest held its 9th Annual Harvest Food Fest this past weekend. No one was more pleased than Marlon Foster, the non-profit’s executive director. “All of our children are having a great time,”...
By Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus In 1986, on her award-winning “Control” album, singer-songwriter Janet Jackson asked: “What have you done for me lately?” This is a question the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) is...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia A new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) provides insight on how decades of structural racism within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has led to the virtual elimination of black...