Tag Archives: Video

Watch “Food of the Enslaved: Akara” on YouTube

I loved partnering with Jason Townsend&Sons, my favorite historic clothier and provider of historic goods to produce a few videos for their wildly popular You Tube series on cooking in the 18th century, depicting the influence of enslaved Africans and African Americans … Continue reading

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How Corn Shaped the Black Culinary Experience/Southern Foodways Alliance 2016.

http://www.southernfoodways.org/black-corn/?platform=hootsuite My presentation at the Southern Foodways Alliance 2016 on corn and the story of the African Diaspora and American slavery. Please enjoy and share! WARNING…I have NO CHILL IN THIS TALK.

Posted in African American Food History, African Food Culture, Cultural Politics, Events and Appearances, Food and Slavery, Food Philosophy at Afroculinaria, Heirloom Gardening/Heritage Breeds and Wildcrafting, Pop Culture and Pop Food, The Cooking Gene | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Dear All Def Digital History and Russell Simmons; Re: Harriet Tubman

Dear All Def Digital History and Russell Simmons; Re: Harriet Tubman By now you’ve taken the video of Harriet Tubman using her African wilds to seduce her “master,” and blackmail him by video, off of YouTube.  A lot of people … Continue reading

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Looking for My Families’ Slaveowners

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