Black Farmers to buy from instead of Whole Foods
Yesterday we witnessed yet another confrontation between law enforcement and residents, protestors, and activists in Baltimore. As the people continued to demand justice for Freddie Gray, Whole Foods Harbor East in Baltimore took it upon themselves “to make sandwiches for the men and women keeping Baltimore safe.” But who were those men and women? Were they protestors? No. Were they the high school kids who had just been ambushed by police in riot gear who shut down all means of public transportation that would have allowed them to get home safely from school? No. Or how about the 84 percent of students in the Baltimore City Public School system who are dependent on free or reduced meals who were going to miss their meal due to school closings? Nope. So who exactly were the people receiving free gourmet grass-fed organic turkey and cheese sandwiches? The National Guard.
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