“Meet, Greet & Eat” is a no-contact community meal for Utica residents to learn about “Equitable Food Futures,” a project to address healthy food access in rural Mississippi. Sipp Culture Director Carlton Turner wants to “complicate the narrative” beyond the need for a grocery store to growing fresh food.
America seems to be working as designed, but here’s the fatal flaw. Our American dream rests on something subtle and pernicious. In the 1950s, the national policy was to empower people—white people—to own homes and begin to generate wealth through real estate and banking. It worked.