In the race for Indianapolis mayor, ‘food apartheid’ emerges as an issue

by Amy Bartner

The phrase food apartheid is being increasingly used in place of food desert as a way to emphasize the underlying racism in determining where grocery stores are opened and sustained. Candidates for mayor of Indianapolis, Indiana, are highlighting this issue in their campaigns.

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