“We don’t have somebody standing there, pampering you, opening them for you. We give you a knife and a rag and some cocktail sauce and a souffle cup, and we let you go at it.”
We have extended the deadline to apply for our 2017 Oral History Workshop to March 31, 2017 at 5 p.m.
On this episode of Gravy, we tell you the story of William Gebhardt, the inventor of chili powder.
For the first time in almost sixty years, Washington D.C.’s black population is now less than 50 percent. In a city whose foodways originate in Southern and African American sensibilities, Ralph Eubanks ponders what impact the population shift is having on the restaurant scene.
Selected participants will travel to Atlanta, Georgia to study and document stories along Buford Highway.
“Growing up, the only other Puerto Ricans I knew were other military kids like me.”
The short documentary “If We So Choose” introduces residents of Athens, Georgia who not only lived through Jim Crow separatism but fought against it and won.
SFA partners with We Love BuHi for our 2017 Oral History Workshop, July 16-22, where participants will study and document stories along Atlanta’s Buford Highway. Apply by March 24.
Friday March 31 at 10:30 a.m., Toni Tipton-Martin speaks about her book, The Jemima Code, at Oxford Conference for the Book.