Black Lands Matter


An op-ed by Cornelius Blanding, Director of Field Operations for the Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund and a member of the NCBA CLUSA Board of Directors, was recently published by The Clarion-Ledger. Click through to read how the cooperative movement in the South helped usher in an era of resiliency and equal access to land for underserved farmers, landowners and rural communities. This op-ed is part of NCBA CLUSA’s focus during the month of February on the impact co-ops had in shaping the civil rights movement.

Continue reading here: http://www.clarionledger.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/02/29/blanding-black-lands-matter/81104020/

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