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Dr Christopher Carter

Dr Christopher Carter Live Interview with Q n A


Did you miss the online event? Not a problem, it was recorded and you can watch it at the link below! We are delighted and honored to be interviewing Dr Christopher Carter. Dr Carter's newest book is The Spirit of Soul Food Race, Faith, and Food Justice Soul food has played a critical role in preserving Black history, community, and culinary genius. It is also a response to—and marker of—centuries of food injustice. Given the harm that our food production system inflicts upon Black people, what should soul food look like today?

Christopher Carter’s answer to that question merges a history of Black American foodways with a Christian ethical response to food injustice. Carter reveals how racism and colonialism have long steered the development of US food policy. The very food we grow, distribute, and eat disproportionately harms Black people specifically and people of color among the global poor in general. Carter reflects on how people of color can eat in a way that reflects their cultural identities while remaining true to the principles of compassion, love, justice, and solidarity with the marginalized. Both a timely mediation and a call to action, The Spirit of Soul Food places today’s Black foodways at the crossroads of food justice and Christian practice.

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