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Shirley Sherrod Returns to the USDA to Help Black Farmers
Shirley Sherrod announced Saturday that she is going to be an Agriculture contract employee tasked ...


Groups Seek Black Farming Renaissance
The African-American Farmers of California and other Black organizations around the country are lau...


Nigeria's Award-Winning Food Security
To many it may seem like an insurmountable issue, but for Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria’s agriculture m...


Commentary: Will Obama’s Food Security Program Usher in a New Colonialism?
The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition has gained many opponents, namely food rights acti...


UN: Record 1 Billion Go Hungry
UN: Record 1 billion go hungry worldwide....


UN Says Hunger Stunts Some 200 Million Children
UN says hunger stunts some 200 million children...


Shirley Sherrod Rejects Return to USDA
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Agriculture Department official ousted during a racial firestorm last month ...


Sherrod Not Sure She Would Go Back to Ag Dept
Sherrod not sure she would go back to Ag Dept....


Egypt eyes Sudan for wheat needs
Egypt has turned to its impoverished southern neighbor | Sudan | for use of agricultural land as th...


Shirley Sherrod Files Suit Against Conservative Blogger
Shirley Sherrod, the agriculture department employee who was fired in July after a edited video of ...


Does the White House Understand the Value of an HBCU Education?
Congressional Black Caucus members say HBCUs need more support....


Zimbabwe's White Farmers Face Threats of New Evictions
There are reportedly fewer than 300 white farmers out of the original total of 4,500....


U.N. Sets Donors Conference for Somalia Famine
Efforts to save starving Somalis and others suffering from drought in East Africa were ratcheted up...


Rising Hunger in South Ethiopia Despite Lush Green
While the famine in southern Somalia has grabbed headlines, southern Ethiopia is teetering on the b...


This Day in Black History: May 7, 1943
On May 7, 1943, the SS George Washington Carver was launched....


This Day in Black History: March 12, 1897
Langston University, a historically Black institution, was founded in Oklahoma....


Census: 1 in 5 American Children Depend on Food Stamps
Last year, 16 million children under the age of 18 in the U.S. relied on food stamp assistance....


Young African Leaders Create Innovative Business Ideas for Obama Fellowship
This past six weeks, 25 African leaders, ages 25 to 35, studied at Clark Atlanta University and dev...


Congress Passes Nutrition Bill
The President will sign a bill that will provide more free lunches and dinners to school children....


End Declared in Somalia Famine, but Troubles Persist
Somalia’s famine has officially come to an end, the United Nations announced Friday. However, altho...

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