Sidney's Picks: Greenmarket Farm Workers; Renisha McBride Verdict
The best of the week’s news:
- Organic but not sustainable: The farm workers who pick produce for New York’s greenmarkets work 14-hour days with no overtime, a legal holdover from the Jim Crow era.
- The man who shot 19-year-old Renisha McBride when she knocked on his door after a late night car wreck has been found guilty of her second-degree murder.
- Carla Murphy reports on young, black men growing up in the shadow of Chicago’s gun crisis.
- The abortion ministry of Dr. Willie Parker, the last abortion provider in Mississippi
[Photo credit: Wander Mule, Creative Commons.]