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Meals deserts are deliberate, however Black farmers are combating again

By Alexa Spencer,
Phrase in Black

The times of authorized segregation within the U.S. are previous us, however Black people proceed to really feel the well being results of racist insurance policies that came about when it was legislation. 

Practices akin to “redlining” — the place the federal authorities mass-produced housing subdivisions for White folks within the Nineteen Thirties and required that not one of the properties be bought to Black folks — proceed to contribute to poor well being outcomes in our communities. 

Throughout that point, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) refused to insure mortgages in and round Black

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Meals Deserts Are Deliberate, However Black Farmers Are Combating Again

By Alexa Spencer | Phrase In Black

Credit score: Bobby Wilson / Metro Atlanta City Farm

(WIB) – The times of authorized segregation within the U.S. are previous us, however Black people proceed to really feel the well being results of racist insurance policies that befell when it was legislation. 

Practices resembling “redlining” — the place the federal authorities mass-produced housing subdivisions for white folks within the Nineteen Thirties and required that not one of the properties be bought to Black folks — proceed to contribute to poor well being outcomes in our communities. 

Throughout that point, the Federal Housing

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Local entrepreneur ready to revitalize South L.A. food deserts

Javonne Sanders was in a rut. Her enterprising spirit was burning bright, but she couldn’t muster the courage to leave her job as a bus driver.

It’s the kind of decision many entrepreneurs wrestle with prior to taking the leap and turning their idea into a career opportunity.

Sanders used her time as a bus driver to conduct unofficial market research surveys with her regulars, jotting down notes and business ideas on her notepad during breaks.

One day, she couldn’t find healthy eating options anywhere on her South L.A. route. She realized she was in the middle of a food

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