Ninth-generation Nashvillian David Ewing illucidates the importance of historically black colleges and universities in the struggle for Civil Rights in his hometown.
Poet TJ Jarrett weaves stories of corn silk and Civil Rights, learning to read and learning to dance.
The film series Counter Histories documents the 1960s struggle to desegregate Southern restaurants.
The Georgia peach is an icon, serving as shorthand for Southern beauty, hospitality, sweetness, and agrarian identity. Tom Okie shares how its roots sink deep into the messy racial politics of Southern history.
Chefs Robert Phalen and Deborah VanTrece will collaborate on a luncheonette menu straight from the 1960s to be served at One Eared Stag in Atlanta, which occupies a space where Dr. King himself dined. Proceeds from the lunch will benefit the King Center.
On the new episode of Gravy, one woman’s epic life story of agriculture and racism.
Alice Randall dissects the politics, race, business, and religion embodied by Mahalia Jackson’s Fried Chicken.
Pete Daniel explores the often neglected study of African American land loss in the 20th century.
We are pleased to announce the publication of To Live and Dine in Dixie: The Evolution of Urban Food Culture in the Jim Crow South.