Monthly Archives: July 2013

Observer-Reporter | A culinary history of American slavery

http://www.observer-reporter.com/article/20130728/NEWS01/130729345#.UfZykmIpDFp

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“Exhibit Highlights the Role of Food in American Slavery”

Please enjoy this article briefly summarizing the program this weekend sponsored at Meadowcroft Village by the Heinz History Center of Pittsburgh. http://wesa.fm/post/exhibit-highlights-role-food-american-slavery If you haven’t already please visit the Heinz History Center (a Smithsonian Institution affiliated museum) in Pittsburgh to … Continue reading

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Tonight at Tryon Palace

TONIGHT at 7 p.m. at Tryon Palace in New Bern, NC I will be doing a presentation with food and book sales free and open to the public. Taking the audience through a taste test of history from West and … Continue reading

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Tweet from Post Magazine (@wpmagazine)

Post Magazine (@wpmagazine) tweeted at 9:20 AM on Sat, Jul 13, 2013: The Food Issue: @DateLab gets cooking. @JoeYonan talks mortar & pestle, @koshersoul talks history, @karlaatwork talks carbs…. (https://twitter.com/wpmagazine/status/356040369722494976) Get the official Twitter app at https://twitter.com/download

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Huffington Post Piece on DC Food..I’m Quoted

http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/3585522 I am quoted at length in my friend Sam Hiersteiner’s excellent piece defending the onward and upward state of DC food.  Check it out! Longer reaction of my own to follow here on http://www.Afroculinaria.com.

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Whitewashing Southern cooking | Q | CBC Radio

http://www.cbc.ca/q/mobile/touch/2013/07/11/systemic-racism-and-southern-food/ This morning live in Canada and on NPR, from Q with Jian Ghomeshi.  Fantastic questions and I was honored to be interviewed. 

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First Person: The Washington Post

http://m.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/first-person-michael-w-twitty-36-culinary-historian-and-food-blogger-from-rockville/2013/07/10/a9ac8d08-d91f-11e2-9df4-895344c13c30_story.html I am in this week’s First Person in the Washington Post Magazine.  The usual stuff… Heritage. 

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