Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Melissa Harris-Perry on Food Justice

Solid Ground's 12th Annual Building Community Luncheon is this Friday, May 11th at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center

We will be welcoming Melissa Harris-Perry as the keynote speaker, who is a professor of political science at Tulane University, where she is founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race and Politics in the South. Her academic research is inspired by a desire to investigate the challenges facing contemporary black Americans and to better understand the multiple, creative ways that African Americans respond to these challenges. She is also an award winning author and appears regularly on MSNBC and other media venues.

Last month, Melissa Harris-Perry did a segment on food deserts and food justice:

Intrigued? Come join us  this Friday for an inspiring luncheon to benefit Solid Ground's community building in King County. 

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