Bridgeforth Farms is a Black-owned farm located in North Alabama and supplies Tyson Foods’ Ivalee Feed Mill with grain necessary for operations. A fifth-generation family farm, Bridgeforth Farms was established in 1877 by George Bridgeforth Sr., a former slave who persevered to buy and ultimately farm his own land.
When I think about Black History Month, I think about the valuable time it allows us to remember and honor the sacrifices of so many that came before us. But upon further reflection, I realize the value of Black History Month is more of a lesson in how to love. When I was five years old, my father left his home country of the Bahamas to pursue his bachelor’s degree in Nashville, Tenn.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. believed all people are created equal and deserved the same rights and privileges regardless of race, creed or color. He had hope for a better America. He was a champion of change. Change is defined by making something or someone better. and Dr. King was an image of change during the 1950’s. His legacy has continued to inspire change and empower movements for the last 70 years.
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