Unlike many white counterparts, farmers of color usually cannot expect to inherit land ownership or receive capital from a family member.
My hope is that more educators and educational leaders realize how white supremacy is embedded in our educational system and how to best support students of color with these barriers, including advocating for the retention of teachers of color.
We asked women to talk about a strong woman who inspired them
“I have good business now and God has given me so much. I want to share my blessings and give to others. I want to help people who suffer, especially the children.”
Timing-both good and bad-looms large in Fatuma Elmi’s life. She was born in an area of Somalia under Italian colonial
“They [immigrants] are key to our workforce. …They work hard. They are well-liked workers and often they have family generations on the same farm.”
“I didn’t know what asylum meant, but I felt it had to be better than war.”