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Bitter Herbs and Collard Greens: An African-American Seder Plate For Passover : Code Switch : NPR Enjoy this short piece I did for NPR’S Code Switch blog. Happy Pesach! If you want to get your own copy of 300 Ways To Ask The Four Questions, click here.

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Blogging While Black: Yeah, It’s a Thing.

Originally posted on Coffee Shop Rabbi:
 :לֹא תַעֲמֹד עַל-דַּם רֵעֶךָ Do not stand upon the blood of your neighbor. – Lev. 19:16 Yesterday, I posted a link to a blog post by Michael W. Twitty from He titled it #Ferguson:…

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Intercropping in upland Burundi, central Africa

Originally posted on DIANABUJA'S BLOG: Africa, The Middle East, Agriculture, History and Culture:
Intercropping in upland Burundi. Banana, manioc, maize, amaranth, etc, are regularly intercropped by smallholders.  This is a traditional method of augmenting soil fertility and porosity, and…

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Watch “Michael Twitty on Culinary Injustice at MAD3” on YouTube

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Michael Twitty | Garden and Gun You asked for it so read it all here: the Garden and Gun piece by the esteemed professor and wordsmith, Mr. Randall Kenan, with beautiful photography by Andrew Kornylak.  I think this piece, capturing the Stagville dinner and the … Continue reading

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Yes, I Missed Giving Tuesday, but…

I am about to give tzedakah–or righteous giving, because at this time of year, so many people need–food, clothing, resources.  I have been one of those people and its heartbreaking and humiliating.  I encourage you to search Afroculinaria and consider … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Register!

If you are in southern or southeastern Virginia on August 24, 2013 please consider joining us at Bacon’s Castle Plantation for a symposium on the life, history and legacy of Nat Turner and the rebellion he led against the institution … Continue reading

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