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National Dessert Day Tribute

October 14th, 2017 by

I found out earlier that today is “National Dessett Day.” As a tribute, here are some of my favorite dessert pictures in recent memory: Enjoy!

8 Great Soul Food Spots in St. Louis

October 9th, 2017 by

8 Great Soul Food Spots in St. Louis.

When Red Drink Flowed in Vietnam

October 6th, 2017 by

When red drink flowed in Vietnam.

Happy Anniversary, NMAAHC!

September 25th, 2017 by

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (“NMAAHC”) recently celebrated its first year of being open to the public. I had the pleasure of visiting the NMAAHC in late October 2016. I was in Washington, D.C. to be …

The Soul Food Phenomenon in Vietnam

September 23rd, 2017 by

Earlier this week, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick debuted their ten-part documentary The Vietnam War. A documentary of such magnitude couldn’t cover every single story, and here’s one that fascinates me: the presence of soul food restaurants in southeast Asia during the Vietnam War era.

Soul Food Pop-up Dinner for The Biennial of the Americas

June 27th, 2017 by

Last night, I hosted a pop up dinner in order to raise funds to do some food programming at the upcoming 2017 Biennial of the Americas. This year’s focus is the African experience in the America which inspired the theme …

Today is Juneteenth!

June 19th, 2017 by

  “Juneteenth” commemorates the day when U.S. federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865, and spread news that African Americans were no longer enslaved thanks to the Emancipation Proclamation. Chattel would legally end later that year when …

Happy Mother’s Day!

May 14th, 2017 by

    Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and mother figures. Here’s a piece that I wrote last year as a tribute to my late mother, Johnetta Miller.