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  • Cover Story
  • Black Land Matters

    After a century of dispossession, young Black farmers are restoring their rightful place in American agriculture.

  • FEATURES
  • The “Machine That Eats Up Black Farmland”

    Leaders at the US Department of Agriculture claim the agency has moved past its legacy of discrimination. Our reporting says otherwise.

  • Stars and Strife

    How two feuding tea party leaders helped lay the groundwork for the insurrection

  • Moving the Needle

    Inside the grassroots campaign that protected San Francisco’s Latino community—and the entire city—from a deadly virus

  • The Truth About Reconciliation

    Can America heal itself? The reckoning after the Greensboro Massacre provides some lessons.

  • TO OUR READERS
  • The Good Fight

    Decades before “Democracy Dies in Darkness,” Jim Ridgeway knew that journalism can’t stay on the sidelines.

  • OUTFRONT
  • School’s Out

    Why many Black parents aren’t joining the push to send their kids back to class

  • Total Recall

    Randy Economy’s piratical plan to recall a governor

  • Asset Bubble

    How the superrich quarantined their wealth during the pandemic

  • MIXED MEDIA
  • Biden’s Muse

    Decoding Joe Biden’s favorite pop historian

  • Taxpayer Dollars

    The myth of “taxpayer dollars”

  • FOOD + HEALTH
  • Watching the Watchers

    Let’s stop freaking out over kids’ pandemic screen time.

  • A Fair Slice

    Can co-ops save restaurants?

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Want to read it now? Stories appearing in gray below have not been published to our website yet. These stories will be added over the coming weeks. You can read all stories from this issue now by subscribing to Mojo’s digital edition. The complete issue is also available on Zinio, Kindle, Magzter, Nook, and Apple News+. Cover Story Black Land Matters After a century of dispossession, young Black farmers are restoring their rightful place in American agriculture. By Tom Philpott FEATURES The “Machine That Eats Up Black Farmland” Leaders at the US Department of Agriculture claim the agency has moved past its legacy of discrimination. Our reporting says otherwise. By Kathryn Joyce, Nathan Rosenberg, and Bryce Stucki Stars and Strife How two feuding tea party leaders helped lay the groundwork for the insurrection By Stephanie Mencimer Moving the Needle Inside the grassroots campaign that protected San Francisco’s Latino community—and the entire city—from a deadly virus By Julia Lurie and Maddie Oatman The Truth About Reconciliation Can America heal itself? The reckoning after the Greensboro Massacre provides some lessons. By Peter Keating and Shaun Assael TO OUR READERS The Good Fight Decades before “Democracy Dies in Darkness,” Jim Ridgeway knew that journalism can’t stay on the sidelines. By Monika Bauerlein OUTFRONT School’s Out Why many Black parents aren’t joining the push to send their kids back to class By Melinda D. Anderson Total Recall Randy Economy’s piratical plan to recall a governor By Lil Kalish Asset Bubble How the superrich quarantined their wealth during the pandemic By Michael Mechanic MIXED MEDIA Biden’s Muse Decoding Joe Biden’s favorite pop historian By Kara Voght Taxpayer Dollars The myth of “taxpayer dollars” By Camille Walsh FOOD + HEALTH Watching the Watchers Let’s stop freaking out over kids’ pandemic screen time. By Kiera Butler A Fair Slice Can co-ops save restaurants? By Maddie Oatman

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