In order to achieve parity in our food system we must immediately, substantially, and permanently address issues of discrimination from the bottom up, from racial, ethnic, social, sexual inequalities, to the discrimination system of corporations against our individual agency and democracy.
The Federation deserves the right to defend Black farmers in Miller v. Vilsack
Without this opportunity, the damage will be catastrophic for the farmers who were promised then denied this relief, as well as their families, the communities of eaters who depend on their foods, and rural America, which can ill afford to lose another farming family, regardless of race.
Debt Relief for Farmers of Color Act recognizes struggle, can help America work for all
The Reverend Jesse Jackson said, “…together we are the new majority, we have the power to make America America for all Americans.” The Emergency Relief for Farmers of Color Act begins that process by recognizing their struggle.