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by Rianna Wilson Food is a big deal in the US and Black food is an even bigger deal. We have all seen pictures of the elaborate and hearty cookouts, barbecues, seafood boils, Juneteenth celebrations, and the festive holiday meals that Black Americans make. So, what makes their meals different? The answer is Soul. “SoulContinue reading “Black Foods in the USA”
by Rianna Wilson We’re back for another installment of ‘Black Foods In…’ and today we are looking at foods eaten in South America and the Caribbean. So how did Black foods (and people) end up in South America and the Caribbean? I think the answer is simple, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade — the forced kidnappingContinue reading “Black Foods in South America & The Caribbean”
The emergence of jungle music in the early 1990s deserves a special spot on the timeline of Black British music. The unique blend of reggae, reggaeton, dancehall, hip-hop, soul and funk sounds was built on a foundation of Black British artists, yet enjoyed commercially by the masses. Jungle music and the surrounding community marked a safe space for young Black people to partake in their own ‘rave-style’ events.
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