Nonfiction Reading Resources for Anti-Racism, Empathy, and #BlackLivesMatter

It feels reductive even to say it, but I'm devastated by George Floyd's heinous murder by a police officer while his colleagues watched, Breonna Taylor's murder in her own home during an illegal raid at the wrong house, and all the stories that follow a similar narrative of police profiling Black Americans and abusing power... Continue Reading →

A Chef and Historian Traces His Roots In African American Culinary History

Book review: The Cooking Gene, by Michael W. Twitty (Amazon / Book Depository) The Old South is a place where people use food to tell themselves who they are, to tell others who they are, and to tell stories about where they've been. Chef, historian, andĀ Afroculinaria blogger Michael W. Twitty has another fascinating day job:... Continue Reading →

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