In light of the ongoing economic crisis — including stubbornly high rates of joblessness and food insecurity — it's imperative that healthy food, hungry people and struggling family farmers come first. Melissa Harris-Perry breaks down the Farm Bill and what's at stake for Black folks when we talk about food stamps (also known as SNAP, or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), food insecurity and economic justice.More »
We all need regular access to nutritious, sustainably-grown and affordable food. That's why protecting federal food assistance programs and Black family farms is an issue that affects us all. Right now, Congress needs to hear from everyday people who are trying to feed their families in this struggling economy — not just representatives of Big Agribusinesses that place profits over people.
Join us to tell Congress to protect food stamps and family farms. You can read the email we sent to our members today after the jump...More »