Detroit Black Community Food Security by Malik Yakini Breakout Session & Q&A

 
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In this breakout session, Malik Yakini, co-founder of the Black Community Food Sovereignty Network and of the National Black Food and Justice Alliance discusses the topic of Black Food Security in Detroit.

Malik Kenyatta Yakini is co-founder and Executive Director of the Detroit Black
Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN). DBCFSN operates the seven-acre D-
Town Farm and is spearheading the opening of, the Detroit Food Commons, in
Detroit’s North End will house the Detroit People’s Food Co-op. Yakini views the
work of DBCFSN as part of the larger movement for building power, self-
determination, and justice. He is adamantly opposed to the systems of white
supremacy, capitalism, and patriarchy. He has an intense interest in contributing to
the development of an international food sovereignty movement that embraces Black
communities in the Americas, the Caribbean, and Africa. He is a co-founder of the
National Black Food and Justice Alliance.

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