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Lama Al Luhidan

Shared January 16, 2017

I mumbled "oh. I have ketchup!". Little did I know…

In a society where people vocally take offense to the statement that Black Lives Matter, Beyoncé telling us she has hot sauce in her bag isn't just a line about how she likes her food. It's a relic, and a reference, and a reminder. The Jim Crow mindset isn't wholly in the past.

Merc K

Shared February 23, 2016

Duh read if you haven't yet.

It's a relic, and a reference, and a reminder. The Jim Crow mindset isn't wholly in the past.

Ritika Upadhyay

Shared January 3, 2017

Yes, derogatory stereotypes have been built around the traditional foods of Black American cultures, but that doesn't mean we should give them up. Our traditions may have been forged in the wake of crimes against humanity, may reflect norms developed when American culture was less racially aware, but that does not mean that they have no value, or that we should attempt to do away with them to fit into the narratives of the American dream.

Mr. Thoro

Shared April 11, 2017

Even in our food, much of America is still segregated, especially when it comes to seasoning and expectations. It's not uncommon for Black Americans to joke that white cuisines here are seasoned with water and not much else.

Sarah Moir

Shared September 11, 2016

This country likes to paint itself as a melting pot, a nation of immigrants that have come together into a shared culture. In reality, we are more a flawed tapestry: a nation of indigenous, enslaved, and immigrant populations, intersecting and interweaving but still retaining the integrity of our origins. That is never clearer than in our culinary customs.

paola lebron

Shared February 22, 2016

#SofritointheFreezer

Rukmini Singh

Shared February 22, 2016

Food may just be fuel for some people, but for many marginalized communities, it represents community, connections, a way of expressing your culture in public without care or concern for how it might be received by those who do not share it.

Mia Fernandes

Shared March 8, 2016

Because our food culture is frequently presented negatively, it's easy to think that a racist overlay has erased the very real joy we find in our cuisine, or to assume that we reject our roots because they have been rejected by outsiders.

Kevin Donohue

Shared December 17, 2016

Food may just be fuel for some people, but for many marginalized communities, it represents community, connections, a way of expressing your culture in public without care or concern for how it might be received by those who do not share it. And for communities that have struggled to have the right to eat in peace in public or in private, it can mean even more.

Jacqueline Dozier

Shared January 25, 2017

I love my hot sauce too. Had no idea of the sad history behind this!

Sarah Allisot

Shared December 28, 2016

This country likes to paint itself as a melting pot, a nation of immigrants that have come together into a shared culture. In reality, we are more a flawed tapestry: a nation of indigenous, enslaved, and immigrant populations, intersecting and interweaving but still retaining the integrity of our origins.

努 松下

Shared May 12, 2018

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Madeline Haynes

Shared May 25, 2018

Texas-Bama <3 #blacklivesmatter

xiangzheng kong

Shared February 9, 2017

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Shared February 24, 2017

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Shared February 24, 2017

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Sam Ollerenshaw

Shared March 23, 2017

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Shared April 8, 2017

Insightful look at the sociopolitical aspects of African American foodways

jessica coffri

Shared August 12, 2017

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Van Bro

Shared December 12, 2017

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Bad Pizza

Shared June 19, 2018

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Shared July 9, 2018

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Shared January 27, 2018

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