North Lake College Celebrates Black History Month: Exploring the Influence of Food in the African American Experience

When you think of food and African American culture, what comes to mind? What role does food play when African American families come together to feast and celebrate? How pervasive are stereotypes in outsiders' views of African American food? Read on to learn the answers to these questions and more. Tanisha ShorterDirector, Dual CreditGeneration: X "My grandmother had a garden, so we always went out to the garden to get whatever. Squash, greens. My grandmother was very wise when it’s time to plant, when it’s time to pull. When I think of soul food, I think of more [...]