World Food Day 2018: Oprah, More Black People Fight For Zero Hunger


People across the globe were having a collective moment of raising awareness about the hunger crisis on Tuesday, which marked World Food Day. Hunger, inextricably linked to poverty, disproportionally affects African-Americans, motivating many Black folks to find practical ways to fight to end the crisis.

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Oprah Winfrey, who has long used her influence and celebrity status to call attention to human rights issues such as hunger, volunteered at the Freestore Foodbank in Cincinnati last month. The mogul partnered with retail company Kroger to attack hunger, WKRC, a CBS and CW affiliate, reported.

“Every step to zero hunger in this country, this city, this world is a step in the right direction,”…

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