Wesley Brown | Civil Eats


Wesley Brown is a Senior Reporter for Civil Eats. Based in Arkansas, he is the former publisher of the Daily Record, and a long-time business and political reporter. His articles on corporate news, the energy industry, and the stock market have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and Dow Jones international newswires, the Associated Press and dozens of top U.S. newspapers. Wesley is also a board director for the National Inventors Hall of Fame in Akron, Ohio, and serves on the Arkansas Freedom of Information Task Force. He is also chairman of deacons at Christway Missionary Baptist Church in Little Rock.

How the Long Shadow of Racism at USDA Impacts Black Farmers in Arkansas—and Beyond

Arkansas farmer Clem Edmonds sits on his riding mower in Cotton Plant, Arkansas. (Photo by Wesley Brown)

AmeriCorps CEO Michael Smith: Volunteer Service Is Key to Food Security

AmeriCorps NCCC provides environmental stewardship in Baltimore.

Black Farmers in Arkansas Still Seek Justice a Century After the Elaine Massacre


As Dollar Stores Proliferate, Some Communities Push Back

Lays potato chips are displayed at a Dollar General store in Vallejo, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)