Contents: Lamenting a lost voice -- Preface -- Recovering our land to decolonize our food / Winona LaDuke -- The land is contested / LaDonna Redmond -- Agricultural parity for land de-commodification / George Naylor -- Introduction : Agrarian questions and the struggle for land justice in the United States / Eric Holt-Gimënez -- Section 1. Black agrarianism -- Africa's dream / Gail Myers -- Preface for black agrarianism / Monica M. White -- Roots! / Owusu Bandele and Gail Myers -- Resistance / Dãnia C. Davy, Savonala Horne, Tracy Lloyd McCurty, and Edward "Jerry" Pennick -- Regeneration / Leah Penniman and Blain Snipstal -- Section 2. Gender and land -- Changes on the land : gender and the power of alternative social networks / Angie Carter -- Womanism as agrarianism : black women healing through innate agrarian artistry / Kirtrina Baxter, Dara Cooper, Aleya Fraser, Shakara Tyler -- Section 3. Land access, social privilege, and the rise of indigenous leadership-- Notes from a new farmer : rent-culture, insecurity, and the need for change / Caitlin Hachmyer -- Settler colonialism and new enclosures in Colorado Acequia communities / Devon G. Peña -- We are all downstream : land justice, Standing Rock, and indigenous sovereignty / Hartman Deetz -- Section 4. Cross-border implications -- Unbroken connection to the land : an interview with farmworker activist Rosalinda Guillen / David Bacon -- From US farm crisis to the Cerrado soy frontier : financializing farming and exporting farmers / Andrew Ofstehage -- Section 5. Rebuilding the urban commons -- Land, ownership, and West Oakland's struggle for food justice / excerpted from interviews with Brahm Ahmadi of People's Community Market -- Urban land-grabbing and a movement for community-based control in Detroit / Excerpted from interviews with Malia Yakini of Detroit Black Community Food Security Network -- Section 6. Lessons from and for land activism-- Occupy the farm : the legitimacy of direct action to create land commons / Antonio Roman-Alcalá -- National land for the people and the struggle for agrarian reform in California / Cliff Welch -- The future is here : first nations & black sovereignties in a new era of land justice / Richael Faithful -- Conclusion : Together toward land justice / Eric Holt-Giménez and Justine M. Williams -- Appendix A. The US Food Sovereignty Alliance : developing a national strategy for land and resource reform / Tristan Quinn-Thibodeau, Stephen Bartlett, Lisa Griffith, and Kathy Ozer.