black farmers

Maureen Taylor: Michigan Welfare rights & Gary Grant: BFAA

Maureen Taylor, Grassroots Activist and Chair of the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization. We talked with our guest about what’s going on surrounding the poisoning of the water supply provided to our people in Flint MI. Also, Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association president Mr. Gary Grant joined us. The discrimination that contributed to the decline of the black farmer as well as loss of land, that lead to the Black Farmers Settlement, still persist.

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Hosts of Time For An Awakening participate in Urban Farmers Market panel

Talk show hosts Elliott Booker and Reggie Raghu make a presentation during the January 17, 2011 Overbrook Environmental Education Center’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Learning and Service. They discuss the plight of the black farmers and their own initiative to help the farmers by providing urban farmer’s market outlets throughout Philadelphia for their produce and crops.

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