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Black Neighbors Band Together to Bring in Healthy Food, Co-op-Style

A decade ago, researchers reported that more than half of Detroit residents live in a food desert -- an area where access to fresh and affordable healthy foods is limited because grocery stores are too far away. Efforts since then to bring more grocery stores -- and food security -- to predominantly Black neighborhoods haven't worked.

But that's looking to change.

Malik Yakini is executive director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, a coalition of...read more.

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