This Historian Wants You To Know The Real Story Of Southern Food by lindaoppenheim | Oct 1, 2016 | Broadcast | 1 comment In this NPR Weekend Edition, “Michael Twitty wants you to know where Southern food really comes from. And he wants the enslaved African-Americans who were part of its creation to get credit.” 1 Comment spirit13finder on October 1, 2016 at 8:58 am I love this article because it speaks to the endless opportunities to talk about race… This sentence highlights the comfort within the discomfort of the conversation – People who may not feel comfortable talking about slavery feel OK talking about sweet potatoes and ham hocks. Reply Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.