‘Gardening While Black’ Lawsuit Reflects History of Food Justice Activism

Jessica Lipsky
Mar 13, 2019 - 5:00
‘Gardening While Black’ Lawsuit Reflects History of Food Justice Activism

A Black Detroit resident is suing three white women who allegedly fabricated charges to the police because they didn’t like a community garden being developed across the street. In a lawsuit filed on February 25, 2019, Marc Peeples alleged that he has been subject to "targeted harassment… for more than nine months” by neighbors of Hunt Park who repeatedly called the police. Peeples has been 

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