Dave Zirin, Sports Editor for The Nation, talks to The Takeaway about his new book, The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World. The Takeaway talked with Zirin about the long history of activism by athletes and what this new generation risked as they stood up for equality by taking a knee.
In the new Netflix series “High on the Hog,” host and food writer Stephen Satterfield traces the history and significance of African American foodways. The show is based on a book of the same name by the renowned historian and cookbook author Dr. Jessica B. Harris. We’re joined by Osayi Endolyn, a James Beard Award-winning writer and co-author of "The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food," for more on Black food culture.
Earlier this year, the Netflix series “High on the Hog” brought the stories of the Black people who have shaped U.S. food culture past and present to a mainstream audience. It turns out there’s a lot of appetite right now in recognizing and celebrating Black foodways and culinary traditions.
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