Southern food and civil rights : feeding the revolution / Frederick Douglas Opie.
- Charleston, SC : American Palate, a division of the History Press, 2017. , ©2017
190,  pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
- African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights -- Social aspects.
Food -- Social aspects -- United States.
Cooking -- Social aspects -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History.
Cooking, American -- Southern style.
- Place of Publication:
- United States South Carolina Charleston.
- Food has been and continues to be an essential part of any movement for progressive change. From home cooks and professional chefs to local eateries and bakeries, food has helped activists continue marching for change for generations. Paschal's restaurant in Atlanta provided safety and comfort food for civil rights leaders. Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam operated their own farms, dairies and bakeries in the 1960s. "The Sandwich Brigade" organized efforts to feed the thousands at the March on Washington. Author Fred Opie details the ways southern food nourished the fight for freedom, along with cherished recipes associated with the era.
- Don't buy where you can't work
Food, jazz and protest in Jim Crow Washington, D.C.
The "Club from nowhere"
A note of support with your food
Where people went to eat, meet, rest, plan and strategize
The Sandwich Brigade
From Muslim soup to the famous bean pie.
- "First published 2017."
- Local notes:
- Kislak Center Banks Collection copies 1 & 2 presented to the Penn Libraries in 2017 by Joanna Banks.
- Penn Provenance:
- Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copies 1 & 2)
- Penn Chronology:
- Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Cookbooks (University of Pennsylvania)
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