Gangster gardener making sustainability relevant on his own terms in LA

There are 23.5 million people living in food deserts in the United States. And in urban areas with high Black and Latin American populations, these statistics are even more staggering as these groups are disproportionately the hardest hit by food scarcity. Cities like South-Central Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, and New York City […]

Lupe Fiasco’s M.U.R.A.L. organization holds dinner and think-tank event

Lupe Fiasco’s charitable organization M.U.R.A.L. (Magnifying Urban Realities and Affecting Lives) recently held its second annual IFTAR dinner and think-tank event in Chicago. The event featured a discussion of the organization’s “Food Justice” program, which hopes to improve the healthy food choices in impoverished neighborhoods and teach community members about healthy eating and diet-related health issues […]