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On Black Foodways and Afrofuturism (SFA, 2021)


I was recently featured on the Southern Foodway Alliance's Gravy podcast. The episode—"A Pea for the Past, A Pea for the Future—follows the story of the black-eyed pea, from the past to the future. In the episode, I talk about some of my family's food traditions, afrofuturism, and the relationship between the two.


Check out the full episode here.


Here's an excerpt from the show description:

The black-eyed pea is not your average bean. Like many staple foods of the African Diaspora, it’s become a powerful symbol of food sovereignty and survival.

Check out the full episode here.