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Shakara Tyler is a mother, returning generation farmer, educator, and organizer-scholar. She is a PhD candidate at Michigan State University studying Black agrarianism. She is committed to working with communities to explore the pedagogies of reconnecting to land and using land-based activism as a tool in building community self-determination. As part of her academic studies, she explores participatory research, decolonial research methods and community-centered pedagogies in the food justice and food sovereignty movements within the communal praxis of Black agrarianism.