Jack Johnson

Willie Nelson is among the headliner acts at this year's Farm & Food and Farm Aid concert in Saratoga Springs, NY

At food-filled Farm Aid, music isn’t only focus

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) – Farm Aid is more than a family of musicians banding together to help the small farmer. It’s also a family meal. A key component of Farm Aid concerts –  this […]

09/21/2013

Video of Jack Johnson's family plea to President Barack Obama.

1st black heavyweight champ’s family wants pardon

(AP) — Relatives of the nation’s first black heavyweight boxing champion are turning to YouTube to convince President Obama to posthumously pardon him of a 1913 conviction for accompanying a white woman across state lines.

04/03/2013

Behind the music, Farm Aid's work helps farmers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Farm Aid is synonymous with star-studded rock concerts, like the one expected to draw 30,000 people to southeastern Pennsylvania on Saturday. But the real work of the organization happens mostly behind […]

09/20/2012

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