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A tiny Minnesota company tried to make a business out of selling spicy, beef pastries to local Somalis. But folks in that community wanted to make ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2018
  • Length: 04:10
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You might think of Coca Cola as an iconic American brand… but it was born in the South. How did Coke’s Atlanta birthplace shape what the soft drink...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and KVLU


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 25:24
  • Purchases: 2
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Chef, restaurateur, and author Marcus Samuelsson’s dazzlingly creative approach to food and to hospitality is rooted in a deep appreciation of food...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 26:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Tracye McQuirter, author of By Any Greens Necessary, has partnered with Farm Sanctuary to create and write the first African American Vegan Starter...

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Oct 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Justin Hopkins performing the role of Booker Wright in "Repast." , Credit: Photo by Brandall Atkinson.
One spring day in 1965, a waiter in Greenwood, Mississippi gave an interview for an NBC television documentary. What he said has made him an unlike...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 36:08
Caption: Debra Ramirez, a Mossville native. , Credit: Photo by Tina Antolini.
The residents of Mossville, Louisiana have long prized self-sufficiency. Founded by freed slaves in the 1700s, Mossville was a place where everyone...

Bought by KVLU


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 31:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shirley Sherrod on the porch of the antebellum mansion at Resora Plantation , Credit: Photo by Tina Antolini.
Shirley Sherrod’s introduction to the intermingling of agriculture and racism came when she was 17 years old, with an incident that changed the cou...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WJCT, WABE, and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Jan 01, 2016
  • Length: 50:14
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Food at Delicious Southern Cuisine, Los Angeles, CA. , Credit: Photo by Lena Nozizwe, copyright 2015.
Black-eyed peas and collards. Fried chicken and peach cobbler. Customers at Delicious Southern Cuisine in Los Angeles come for these soul food sta...

Bought by KVLU and WABE


  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 27:08
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: New Orleans soul food restaurant Willie Mae's Scotch House in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, how does the city’s food reveal how the place has changed? The stories of a wine bar, and...

Bought by KUT, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WCAI / WNAN, KMUN, KOSU and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Chef Kevin Mitchell at the Nat Fuller Feast of 2015, Credit: Photo by Jonathan Boncek
Charleston, South Carolina has become the center of discussions about race and violence in America these past few weeks. But a dinner party held in...

Bought by KVLU, WJCT, and WABE


  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:18
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Waiter Carriers selling fried chicken. , Credit: Photo courtesy of the town of Gordonsville, VA.
Fried chicken has both been the vehicle for the economic empowerment of a whole group of people—and the accessory to an ugly racial stereotype. How...

Bought by KVLU, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 25:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: the iconic exterior of Circle Foods on St Bernard and Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans, Credit: Laine Kaplan-Levenson
More than eight years after it flooded and closed due to Hurricane Katrina, the Circle Food Store on the corner of Claiborne and St Bernard Avenues...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 3
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“Rhythms of the Land!” is a documentary-in-progress which tells the important stories of African American farmers. Join Food Sleuth Radio host and...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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"Aunt Viv" from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air shares stories from her career, and a chef talks about what it takes to run a restaurant.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: At RAS, you can order Caribbean food (like the Bake and Shark, left) or Ethiopian cuisine (like the vegetarian platter, right)., Credit: Rebecca Sheir
What happens when Africa and the Caribbean culinarily collide in the U.S. capital? Dig in and find out!

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 04:46
Caption: Tsedey Seifu and Faiza Farah founded Afro Urbanites, a social organization that aims to redefine what it means to be Afrocentric
When people from Africa move to the U.S., they’re faced with a question: are they African Americans, or Africans in America? Many tend to call them...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 06:14
Caption: George Washington's Chef, Hercules
Hidden Kitchens explores the food of the founding fathers through the stories of Hercules and James Hemings, enslaved chefs of George Washington an...

Bought by KZYX, Prairie Public, Marfa Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, KPIK-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2009
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 11