Uprooting Racism in the Food System

Mar 14, 2013 Full story: commondreams.org 67

A shovel overturned can flip so much more than soil, worms, and weeds. Structural racism - the ways in which social systems and institutions promote and perpetuate the oppression of people of color manifests at all points in the food system.

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Jumper The Wise

Owensboro, KY

#1 Mar 14, 2013
As long as the fried chicken and water mellon intrests hold out socity as we know it will not collapse.
Penny

Roseland, NJ

#2 Mar 14, 2013
LMAO!!
Jumper The Wise

Owensboro, KY

#3 Mar 14, 2013
'All hail the Colonel'!

“Obsidian Princess”

Since: Sep 09

louisiana

#4 Mar 14, 2013
thats why blk folk need to grow as much of our own food as possible.
fagonpat

Germany

#6 Mar 14, 2013
dragonpat wrote:
thats why blk folk need to grow as much of our own food as possible.
Don't forget cotton! It's in your blood!
ThePopeMobile

Roseland, NJ

#7 Mar 14, 2013
Fried chicken, ribs and watermelon for all the
n()ggers.
bevis

Ash Flat, AR

#8 Mar 14, 2013
March 14, 2013 – SOUTH AFRICA - As many as 28 percent of South African schoolgirls are HIV positive, according to figures from the country’s health minister’ reported by local media on Thursday. Unveiling statistics that minister Aaron Motsoaledi admitted “destroyed my soul,” he added that four percent of schoolboys have the virus.“It is clear that it is not young boys who are sleeping with these girls. It is old men,” the Sowetan newspaper quoted Motsoaledi as saying.“We can no longer live like that,” he said. Motsoaledi called for an end to the trend of young girls becoming involved with “sugar daddies.” Motsoaledi also revealed that 94,000 South African schoolgirls fell pregnant in 2011, some aged as young as 10. South Africa has one of the world’s highest HIV/AIDS infection rates, although the number of cases resulting in death is in sharp decline. Official figures show that South Africa has six million people living with HIV, in a population of 50 million. The country has the largest anti-retroviral program in the world, serving 1.7 million. The health department recently introduced measures to curb the spread of HIV among school children, introducing voluntary testing and suggesting condom distribution at schools---------- You all gotta jump on them little chillins bones when their young. You all got to have as many baby mommas as you can git!

“I've got a GREAT idea!”

Since: Mar 13

Let's BUZZ Lower Manhattan....

#9 Mar 14, 2013
dragonpat wrote:
thats why blk folk need to grow as much of our own food as possible.
Yeah...I can see blacks doing farm labor.
HAHAHAHAHA....it causes you emotional trauma just having someone SUGGEST it.
Watch....
Go pick some cotton, crybaby.
Just saying

Detroit, MI

#10 Mar 14, 2013
-0h_really- wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah...I can see blacks doing farm labor.
HAHAHAHAHA....it causes you emotional trauma just having someone SUGGEST it.
Watch....
Go pick some cotton, crybaby.
Why don't you get off your own
lazy azz and pick your own
cotton.

“I've got a GREAT idea!”

Since: Mar 13

Let's BUZZ Lower Manhattan....

#11 Mar 14, 2013
ohReallys new peckergnat wrote:
<quoted text>
Why don't you get off your own
lazy azz and pick your own
cotton.
Why don't you stop following me all over the place like you like me, Frank?
Just saying

Detroit, MI

#12 Mar 14, 2013
-0h_really- wrote:
<quoted text>Why don't you stop following me all over the place like you like me, Frank?
The joke is on you because im
not frank.Dumb azz.

“I've got a GREAT idea!”

Since: Mar 13

Let's BUZZ Lower Manhattan....

#13 Mar 14, 2013
Frank the LYING troll wrote:
<quoted text>
The joke is on you because im
not frank.Dumb azz.
I'll bet you're not black, either.
Hmmm?
Just saying

Detroit, MI

#14 Mar 14, 2013
-0h_really- wrote:
<quoted text>I'll bet you're not black, either.
Hmmm?
Ok then what's my race.

“I've got a GREAT idea!”

Since: Mar 13

Let's BUZZ Lower Manhattan....

#15 Mar 14, 2013
Just saying wrote:
<quoted text>
Ok then what's my race.
You CAN'T be THAT stupid.












CAN you?
Bevis

Ash Flat, AR

#16 Mar 14, 2013
Man I happy that so many folks choose to not be poltically correct. We do have a counstitional right to be racist if we so desire, Heck the KKK could run a cantidate for president! Wait they did emember George Wallace? A bunch of racist christan hating muslims & black panthers ran a mulatto for president and he won! Twice!!
Just saying

Detroit, MI

#17 Mar 14, 2013
-0h_really- wrote:
<quoted text>
You CAN'T be THAT stupid.
CAN you?
I was joking.What you can't take
a little joke.You must suck at
partys.
Just saying

Detroit, MI

#19 Mar 14, 2013
Bevis wrote:
Man I happy that so many folks choose to not be poltically correct. We do have a counstitional right to be racist if we so desire, Heck the KKK could run a cantidate for president! Wait they did emember George Wallace? A bunch of racist christan hating muslims & black panthers ran a mulatto for president and he won! Twice!!
You won't be so happy when
the KKK comes set a cross on
fire in front of your house like
they did to my grandpa.

“I've got a GREAT idea!”

Since: Mar 13

Let's BUZZ Lower Manhattan....

#20 Mar 14, 2013
Just saying wrote:
<quoted text>
I was joking.What you can't take
a little joke.You must suck at
partys.
lol....
Just saying wrote:
<quoted text>
Well prove me wrong.How old are
you.
http://www.topix.com/forum/afam/TSRQOQNA7C85R...
You're an idiot. You really think you're going to prove something following me around, acting innocent, asking me these stupid question,
... like a little GIRL?
You suck EVERYWHERE, peckergnat.

“I've got a GREAT idea!”

Since: Mar 13

Let's BUZZ Lower Manhattan....

#21 Mar 14, 2013
Just saying wrote:
<quoted text>
You won't be so happy when
the KKK comes set a cross on
fire in front of your house like
they did to my grandpa.
You would have to be at least 70 years old for this not to be bullsh+t.
Just saying

Detroit, MI

#22 Mar 14, 2013
-0h_really- wrote:
<quoted text>
lol....
<quoted text>
http://www.topix.com/forum/afam/TSRQOQNA7C85R...
You're an idiot. You really think you're going to prove something following me around, acting innocent, asking me these stupid question,
... like a little GIRL?
You suck EVERYWHERE, peckergnat.
How do I suck when your the
one who doesn't know when
im joking and the fact you freak-out
every two minutes.lol

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