Black Culinary History: Race, Culture, and Food
An old photograph, circa 1920s, of an African American cooking in a kitchen.

Black Culinary History is more than the image of Aunt Jemima or Uncle Ben on pancake mix and rice boxes.  Black Culinary History is the basis for American Cuisine.  When enslaved Africans were forcibly brought to the Americas, they brought with them a rich cultural history that was passed down through generations.

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