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Africana Studies Minor Kennedy Rawls Discusses the Politics of Cuisine in Black Nationalism Movement
“What I learned about cooking and food through my family is the importance of women and the survival of food traditions and simply to have the patience to learn, memorize, and balance flavor to create a beautiful dish.”
Kenyatta Ashford fondly remembers family dinners from his childhood in Louisiana as “like a hug.”
What started as “one giant hunk of pork” turned into a taste testing for a group of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga students.
On Thursday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m., the UTC History Department and Africana Studies Program welcome special guests Adrian Miller, James Beard Award winner, and Kenyatta Ashford, Chef at Chattanooga’s Neutral Ground, for A Conversation about Black Cuisine. This will be a conversation-style event moderated by Nicole Brown, a community leader and award-winning producer.