Key African American Contributions to Ending Hunger and Poverty

February 1, 2017

Leaders from the African-American community have helped our country and other nations inch ever closer to the goal of ending hunger and poverty by 2030. Key contributions by African-Americans throughout this century can be found below.

Key African American contributions to ending hunger and poverty. Graphic by Derek Schwabe / Bread for the World

Graphic by Derek Schwabe / Bread for the World

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