Gastronomy and the social justice reality of food | Michael Twitty

“Most of my life I’ve lived on the intersection of the illusion of race and the reality of food,”
says culinary historian Michael Twitty. In this talk, he takes us on his journey seeking culinary justice. “Oppressed peoples have the right to not only be recognized for their gastronomic contributions, but to their right … to derive from them, uplift and empowerment.”

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Enjoy this unedited talk by Michael Twitty.
Filmed at TED2016.