Safiya Charles
Safiya Charles

Safiya Charles

Safiya Charles is a writer based in Montgomery, Alabama. She is The Counter's future of farming fellow, covering the movement around justice for Black farmers and the pioneering agriculture work being done in communities of color nationwide. She previously worked at the Montgomery Advertiser, the Alabama capital's daily newspaper. Her work has appeared in The Nation and The New Republic.
A late-night tradition in many African American churches celebrates New Year’s Eve—and the end of slavery—with praise, fellowship, and hope for the future.
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