Black Lightning

In conversation with poet Kevin Young, artist Jonathan Green discusses black bootlegging and its disappearance from the public imagination.

Black Corn

Michael Twitty speaks on the genealogy and mythology of corn among black and native American peoples in early America at SFA’s 19th annual Southern Foodways Symposium.

Hear “Repast: An Oratorio” on Gravy

Next week on Gravy: The tragic and true story of Booker Wright, owner of Booker’s Place nightclub and waiter at famed restaurant Lusco’s, who spoke out about the pains of segregation and lived and died in the Mississippi Delta town of Greenwood.

SFA Mourns Cynthia Hayes

We offer our deepest condolences to Ms. Hayes’s loved ones during this difficult time.

Counter Histories Film Series

The film series Counter Histories documents the 1960s struggle to desegregate Southern restaurants.