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We are each other's harvest : celebrating African American farmers, land, and legacy / Natalie Baszile.

Baszile, Natalie, (author.).

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-343).
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"In this impressive anthology, Natalie Baszile brings together essays, poems, photographs, quotes, conversations, and first-person stories to examine black people's connection to the American land from Emancipation to today. In the 1920s, there were over one million black farmers; today there are just 45,000. Baszile explores this crisis, through the farmers' personal experiences. In their own words, middle aged and elderly black farmers explain why they continue to farm despite systemic discrimination and land loss. The Returning Generation--young farmers, who are building upon the legacy of their ancestors, talk about the challenges they face as they seek to redress issues of food justice, food sovereignty, and reparations."-- Publisher's description.
Subject: African American farmers.
African Americans > Agriculture.
Agriculture > United States > History.
African Americans > Biography.

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We Are Each Other's Harvest : Celebrating African American Farmers, Land, and Legacy
We Are Each Other's Harvest : Celebrating African American Farmers, Land, and Legacy
by Baszile, Natalie
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Table of Contents

We Are Each Other's Harvest : Celebrating African American Farmers, Land, and Legacy

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Foreword   Natalie Baszilep. 1
Introduction   Dr. Analena Hope Hassbergp. 7
1Those Winter Sundays by Robert Haydenp. 13
2Everyone Beneath Their Own Vine and Fig Tree: A Remembering in Seven Parts by Michael Twittyp. 15
3Handed the Rain by Ed Robersonp. 21
4Writing Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszilep. 25
5Excerpt from Black and White: The Way I See It by Richard Williamsp. 37
6Resilience and Reinvention with Stanley Hughes and Linda Leachp. 43
7Little Farm, Big Dreams with Kamal Bellp. 55
8Black to the Land by Leah Pennimanp. 61
9Cutting greens by Lucille Cliftonp. 67
10The Last Plantation: The USDA's Racist Operating System by Pete Danielp. 69
11Father and Daughter with Harper and Ashley Armstrongp. 91
12To the Fig Tree on 9th and Christian by Ross Gayp. 99
13On Top of Moon Mountain with Brenae Royalp. 105
14Money Talk with Clif Sutton and Dexter Faisonp. 115
15Barking by Lenard D. Moorep. 123
16Dispossessed: Their Family Bought Land One Generation After Slavery. The Reels Brothers Spent Eight Years in Jail for Refusing to Leave It by Lizzie Presserp. 125
17Louisiana Daughters: A Conversation with Lalita Tademy and Margaret Wilkerson Sextonp. 147
18Queen Sugar, Chapter 10 by Natalie Baszilep. 161
19Frame by Robin Coste Lewisp. 167
20America at the Crossroads: A History of Enslavement and Land by Clyde Fordp. 171
21Field Day at the Hill Place with Odis Hillp. 185
22Equal Ground with Willie Earl Nelson Sr. and Sonsp. 193
23Fearless by Tim Seiblesp. 205
24Four Days in Alaskan Farm School with Melony Edwardsp. 209
25No Better Life with the Bluefortsp. 217
26Ancestral Vibrations Guide Our Connection to the Land by Jim Embryp. 227
27Remember by Joy Harjop. 239
28Family Ties with Esmeralda and Antonio Sandovalp. 243
29How to Make Rain by Kevin Youngp. 251
30Miss Rose's Dirty Rice by Natalie Baszilep. 253
31A New Country with Dorcas Youngp. 257
32Raised and Rooted with Deric Harperp. 263
33Making Space with Moretta Brownep. 271
34Call Me by My Name by Harryette Mullenp. 275
35Wheel of Fortune with Martha Calderonp. 277
36Exceeding the "Yes" with Marvin Frinkp. 283
37Swarm by Tonya Fosterp. 291
38A Brief History of Tobacco by Natalie Baszilep. 293
39After Tobacco with the Wrightsp. 297
40Yellowjackets by Yusef Komunyakaap. 301
41Home Games with Kellye Walker and Werten Bellamyp. 303
42Butter by Elizabeth Alexanderp. 311
43A Love Letter to Future Generations by Naima Pennimanp. 313
44Inside Queen Sugar: Jason Wilborn Reflects on His Years in the Queen Sugar Writers' Room by Natalie Baszilep. 319
45The Boudin Trail by Natalie Baszilep. 327
Black Harvest Fundp. 335
Acknowledgmentsp. 337
Notesp. 339
Creditsp. 345
Contributorsp. 347
Photographsp. 349

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