Southern Food and Civil Rights: Feeding the Revolution (Paperback)

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Food has been and continues to be an essential part of any movement for progressive change.


From home cooks and professional chefs to local eateries and bakeries, food has helped activists continue marching for change for generations. Paschal's restaurant in Atlanta provided safety and comfort food for civil rights leaders. Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam operated their own farms, dairies and bakeries in the 1960s. "The Sandwich Brigade" organized efforts to feed the thousands at the March on Washington. Author Fred Opie details the ways southern food nourished the fight for freedom, along with cherished recipes associated with the era.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781467137386
ISBN-10: 1467137383
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: January 9th, 2017
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: American Palate