In Delicious Foods, Darlene carves her own path to freedom. Instead of playing by the rules of the American Dream, she plays along with the rigged system, carving out her freedom piece by piece.
James Hannaham uses fiction and dark humor to ease readers into troubling truths.
In coming weeks, SFA will situate Delicious Foods in the broader narrative of Southern foodways, asking challenging and open-ended questions. We invite you to read along, considering these and other questions during a five-part web series.
By Bobby J. Smith II For proponents, it showed the world the plight of rural Mississippi blacks and helped garner support. For opponents like the White Citizens’ Council (WCC), these elements perpetuated the dual organization of the South, which enforced white superiority and promoted black inferiority. This dichotomy is best illustrated by the sharecropping system … Continued
To create a world in which everyone has equal access to fresh, affordable, healthy food, we have to grapple with the roots of racism that produce the fruit of inequality.
Meet the men taking Nancy Gould’s food service class at Orange Correctional Center.
“Food media is never so diverse as when it runs these lists—its pages fill with names of restaurateurs and chefs of color.”
“What if the South led?” Moderator John Simpkins posed this question halfway through a two-day gathering at Rivendell Writers’ Colony in Sewanee, Tennessee, which focused on how difference based on color imprints and imperils American food culture.
If you want to learn about food systems with a focus on policy and advocacy, these programs are for you.