Derrick Johnson, President of the Mississippi NAACP, unveils Delta Seeds, which will enable Mississippi farmers to sell produce directly to public school kitchens. This program is one answer to Derrick’s question, “How can we be self directed in the quality of life we live?”
How do you work towards a more just world when the systems that hold it up are crumbling before your eyes?
“In this period, imagination is more important than education,” said the Reverend Nelson Johnson of Greensboro, North Carolina. This podcast features veteran organizers and civil rights leaders, most of whom have already survived social upheaval in America, unpacking and examining the tremendous opportunities before us.
This conversation includes Reverend Dr. William Barber II of the North Carolina NAACP; Juan Leyton of Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts; Scott Douglas of Birmingham Greater Ministries in Alabama; Burt Lauderdale of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth; Joyce and Nelson Johnson of the Beloved Community Center of Greensboro, Carolina; and Derrick Johnson of the Mississippi NAACP.
Together with our partners at CoLab Radio, Polis is bringing you this Polis Podcast on CoLab Radio. Our goal is to offer a stimulating series of discussions, debates and interviews on a wide range of subjects from as many different places as we can manage.
Post by Alexa Mills.