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"white berkeley" Discussed on One Great Book
"For more great book contents. Check out our sister show. What should i read next and our patriot community at patriots dot com slash. What should i read next where we share. Patron only bonus episodes on fridays. Today story begins back in twenty fourteen with the publication of natalie. Brazil's novel queen shuker queens sugar. A widow has left. An eight hundred acre sugarcane field in her native louisiana with strict instructions that it must be restored or donated to charity of that novel. brazil rights. I wanted to tell the story of a black farming family like the one from which i descended. The novel was my attempt to stop the clock to remind readers that black people have always had a deep connection to the land. I wanted to celebrate farming as a noble endeavor and encourage readers to continue to pass their families land down through generations. queen sugar is a declaration. That black land matters. It reminds us that if we can remember our history we can reclaim the legacy that our ancestors fought and sacrificed for here in twenty twenty one. The story continues in. We are each other's harvest this time. Brazil has traveled the country the interview black farmers winemakers and culinary experts to tell true stories of the african american landowning and farming experience. Both past and present these wide ranging and richly varied stories make for life giving and community changing reading. Her resulting. Work is a stunning anthology. That embodies the collaborative spirit. It celebrates with a thoughtful assortment of formats gorgeous color photography throughout and coffee table. Heft we are. Each other's harvest is designed to be savored just as the harvest to which it bears witness and it's is one great readers to keep track of your great books. 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We are each other's harvest. We are each other's business. We are each other's magnitude and bond this line from gwendolyn brooks poem serves as the epigraph and guiding spirit of this magnificent collection. The heart of the book is profiles of black farmers. Throughout the american south although several of the featured farmers live and work in other parts of the united states but the scope is as deep as it is wide highlighting historical contributions of black thinkers to agriculture the renaissance of black farming and the resilience of the black community to preserve their connection to the land as well as addressing issues such as food justice the ramifications of slavery and share cropping to share this rich history bazil shares a kaleidoscope of essays poems photographs and conversations from notable contributors like michael twitty joy. Harjo elizabeth alexander margaret wilkerson sexton and rosca it is story history memoir poetry agriculture social justice. And if you are an american it is the story of our land a story. You may find as i did. You don't know as well as you thought you did but you sure enjoy learning about now. I actually included. We are each other's harvest in the you didn't know you wanted to know. Category of the expanded summer reading guide. My knowledge of farming comes almost exclusively from a college roommate who married an illinois soybean farmer many years ago. A few books. I've read over the years and occasional conversations at the farmer's market and while i love to read foodie memoirs and have even been known to sit down and read a cookbook cover to cover. I didn't know. I was missing a book like this in my reading life. I am glad it's here now. Brazil's initial interest in food. Justice began back in college when she was a student at berkeley and she'd bring groceries to her great uncle in oakland. Normally she shop for the groceries in the affluent and predominantly white berkeley where the produce was fresh and lush. But one day. She shopped closer to her uncle's house. In a predominantly black neighborhood the produce was shriveled. Bruised 'em limp. Despite shopping the same chain of grocery stores as she didn't berkeley the store was dimly lit and unkempt a side note. I live a long way. From brazil's california but i really connected with a story because of similar disparities. I've noticed here in my own community in kentucky i shop at two different kroger's located a few miles apart from each other and the difference between the two stores is market the northern california stores brazil visited. Then sit in one of the richest lands for produce and that fresh produce overflowed in her own. Mark it down the road but the black grocery store and its offerings were abysmal. She was enraged and rightfully so that pitiful produce is the end of the line but food injustices go way back up it. Bazil lays out the numbers shares reasons. Why in the book including the striking fact that it's estimated. The black farmers cultivate less than half of one percent of the country's farmlands today. Brazil wants to share the stories of those remaining farmers and how they are striving to change the future for black farmers in america through the stories of these farmers who call themselves. The returning generation..
"white berkeley" Discussed on KQED Radio
"The news is next. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Corvette Coleman. Democratic leaders are trying hard to sell their $3.5 trillion budget plan. NPR's Franco ordered US reports, Democrats have almost no wiggle room with slim majorities in the House and Senate leaders essentially need every Democrat to be on board and some, like Senator Joe Manchin are raising concerns about how it be paid for And for the plants cuts to fossil fuels. I'm concerned about inflation, and I said, I want to see more of the details. What's going on? I'm consume. Also about Maintaining the energy independence of United States of America as details are still being worked out, But the plans include establishing clean energy standards and funding. Universal pre K. Democrats say it'll be paid for through tax increases on corporations and wealthy Americans. Those making more than $400,000 a year. Franco Ordo Nia's NPR NEWS Washington The surgeon general, Dr Vivek Murthy, is calling the spread of false help information and urgent threat. He's releasing one of the surgeon general's rare advisories. He says all Americans need to find health misinformation because it's putting lives in danger. About a third of adults in the U. S are not vaccinated against Covid 19 Murthy says this is prolonging the pandemic. In Haiti. The head of security at the presidential palace has been arrested in connection with last week's assassination of patient President Giovanni employees. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports from Puerto Prince, The security chief, is one of several officials that investigators want to interview. Dmitry Arad was detained late on Wednesday after failing to answer a summons by prosecutors around in the heads of two other security teams charged with protecting president movies. Were relieved of their duties earlier this week, prosecutors and many Haitians are asking how it was possible for the president to be killed. Yet none of his guards injured. Arrest warrants have also been issued for three other Haitians in connection with the attack. They include a former senator and ex official in the anti Corruption commission and a businessman who faced charges of drug smuggling in the U. S. Warrants show a widening of the investigation beyond the two dozen Colombian mercenaries who battled police outside the president's home in the wake of the killing. Jason Beaubien. NPR NEWS port of Prince Devastating Flooding is inundating parts of Germany and Belgium at least 33 people have been killed as me. Nicholson reports from Berlin that dozens of other people are missing the hilly Eiffel region of Rhineland Palatine. It has been declared a state of emergency. After more than two months worth of rain fell in just 24 hours, with roads flooded. Several villages in the region are no longer accessible. And with more continuous downpour expected today and tomorrow the army is being deployed to help with rescue efforts as me Nicholson reporting from Berlin. On Wall Street. The Dow was down 33 points at 34,900. The NASDAQ is down in about 11 points at 14,634. You're listening to NPR. Live from KQED News. I'm Brian White, Berkeley High school teacher accused of sexually abusing female students is no longer working for the district. He and Berkeley Unified are now the subject of a lawsuit. As KQED Ericka Cruz Guevara reports. Rachel Phillips was 14 when she says, now former Berkeley high teacher and football coach Matthew Bissell began harassing her at school on a daily basis, kissing her neck and touching her private parts. Phillips, who was a student between 1999 and 2000, and three Said she alerted school staff of Bissell's behavior several times but that ultimately nothing was done to stop it. Her attorney John winner, this is in terms of the longevity in the intensity of it, Um, if not the worst case of ever seen, certainly one of them. A district investigation found Philip's allegations against Bissell to be true. Missile could not be reached for comment. America CRUISE GUEVARA KQED NEWS SAN Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin has introduced legislation to protect the city's laundromats, The city's Public Utilities Commission says about a third of laundromats have closed in the last decade. Peskin says this places an unfair burden on seniors, disabled people and low income residents. Deschenes bill would require landlords to replace washers and dryers in the building. If they've been removed in order to add another unit, and if a new owner bought an existing laundry or dry cleaner and wanted to shut it down, they'd have to go before the city's planning commission. 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"white berkeley" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Afternoon in Long Island and extreme eastern portions of Massachusetts. This is NPR news Live from KQED News. I'm Brian White. Berkeley is aggressively preparing for wildfire season. City leaders are spending more on fire prevention, especially in the steep and wooded neighborhoods in the hills. And they're begging homeowners to clear flammable vegetation on their properties. KQED is Raquel Maria Dillon has more Berkeley officials chose to announce the new influx of funding to the fire department at the Fire station closest to Tilden Park. 96. Years ago, a fire started just east of here in Wildcat Canyon wind blew it over the hill and down through the twisting streets, destroying about 600 homes. Now the fire department is getting $12.5 Million for fire prevention thanks to a voter approved ballot Measure, Council member Susan Went graph represents this neighborhood today, with the intensity and speed of wildfires increasing dramatically. And the increase in population. It's impossible for me to imagine the devastation if that same fire were to happen today. Also this fire season the East Bay Regional Park district is dealing with an unusual number of dead trees. The Park district's fire. Chief. A lien feel, says researchers don't yet know why the trees are dying. But it's happening across the region seems that there is potentially a lot of pathogens that could be out there that are quite endemic. The area. But really, it's climate change and drought stress. At this point, the chief says, the task is to remove the dead trees,.
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"white berkeley" Discussed on Plan B Success
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