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Congressional Black Caucus Calls on Secretary Perdue to Rescind Proposed Rule to End SNAP
October 4, 2019
The Congressional Black Caucus sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue regarding the recent Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM). This NPRM, which was published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)entitled Revision of the Categorical Eligibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,  would harm millions of hard-working families who rely on SNAP.   ... read more »
REPORT: Structural Racism Eliminated Black Farmers
April 11, 2019
A century ago, roughly 14 percent of farmers were black. By 2012, that number had shrunk to 1.58 percent, according to the report, “Progressive Governance Can Turn the Tide for Black Farmers,” by Abril Castro and Zoe Willingham. ... read more »
Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips
November 22, 2016
Tips to keep your food from harming your loved ones this Thanksgiving ... read more »
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Black Farmers, the New Dred Scott of 1857?
July 21, 2016
Southern Region farmers and other justice and equality supporters protested outside the Supreme Court building to demand courtroom justice ... read more »
National Commission on Hunger Faces Uphill Challenge
July 22, 2015
Feeding the nation’s increased numbers of hungry citizens has become an uphill challenge for local and national organizations alike. ... read more »
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