Getting What We Need Ourselves

Editor(s): Jennifer Jensen Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Date: 6/1/2019 ISBN: 9781442253902 Price: $36.00 Order via GOBI »

This multi-generational story begins before the transatlantic slave trade in West Africa and ends with a discussion of contemporary African American vegans. Demonstrating that food has been both a tool of empowerment and a weapon of white supremacy, this study documents the symbolic power of food alongside an ongoing struggle for food access.