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In Durham, activist Maya Wiley connects food, racial equality

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Raymond Goodman/CEFSMaya Wiley delivers the 2013 CEFS Annual Sustainable Agriculture Lecture at the Durham Armory on Feb. 27. Although we're well into the 21st century, people of color continue to experience discrimination in regards to food: access to healthy choices, the treatment of farmworkers and land ownership. “Race is a very dark place,” food activist and former civil rights attorney Maya Wiley said at a lecture Wednesday night in Durham. “We need to acknowledge how the food system is not working in ways that aren’t always visible to us. When we’re talking about race, we’re talking about all of us....

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