MFP Voices

MFP Live: Jessie Daniels Discusses ‘Nice White Ladies’ Problem

Jessie Daniels’ latest book, “Nice White Ladies: The Truth about White Supremacy, Our Role in It, and How We Can Help Dismantle It,” was named a Kirkus Best Book of 2021 in the non-fiction category. Tune in to MFP Live on Thursday, April 21, at 6 p.m. central to hear her discuss her book and white women’s role in systemic racism.

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First Black Secretary of State Fights For Lineage-Based Language In California’s Reparations Bill

Shirley Weber, the first Black woman to be elected as secretary of state in California, is currently arguing against the state’s recently formed reparations task force’s qualifications for eligibility. Like Sec. Weber, Leo Carney believes reparations should be lineage-based and exclusively reserved for descendants of chattel slavery across the nation.

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One Crop At A Time: School Farms Target Food Insecurity, ‘Supermarket Redlining’

When Noxubee County schools closed in March 2020, kindergarten teacher Latoya Chamberlain and other staff helped pass out school lunches at satellite sites across the county. Now, some are wondering if school-based agriculture is a solution for high food insecurity in the majority-Black, rural East Mississippi county. Torsheta Jackson explores how the strategy used elsewhere might work in her home county.

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