Stop Pardoning Turkeys, Start Pardoning People

By Hannah McCandless Hannah is a first year student in the Women’s History Program at Sarah Lawrence College. Every year, the President of the United States will pardon a turkey on or around Thanksgiving. The dad jokes that President Obama used to tell to the lucky turkey are something I personally miss often. The ceremony is generally met with laughter and approval from the general … Continue reading Stop Pardoning Turkeys, Start Pardoning People

The Farm Bill and its Affects on Native Communities

By Sarah Goldman Sarah Goldman was an Emerson Hunger Fellow from 2017-2018 and researched the Farm Bill and its affects on Native Communities. Her research was used to compile a report that was used to help farmers in Native Communities and to support women and families in their nutritional needs. This article was adapted from her report. The “Farm Bill” is one of the most important … Continue reading The Farm Bill and its Affects on Native Communities