This Zoom session is from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST: Combining Scholarship and Activism: An Intergenerational Exchange. Information about the session and registration is HERE. Bob Gottlieb and I will address how to combine food policy scholarship and activism in discussion with two much younger colleagues, Ivonne Quiroz and Lo Anderson.
Juneteenth: a holiday celebrated with food
Today, we celebrate Juneteenth, the day slavery ended in Texas.
Here’s a quick introduction to the food traditions, courtesy of the food historian Michael Twitty and Oprah Winfrey.
If you want to dig deeper, there is plenty to work with. For starters:
And anything by Michael Twitty is worth reading.