Sticker Slap Blog — african american
Posted by Marcela Oñate-Trules on
Since the 1970s, America has increasingly become an unequal society in what is considered the “developed” world. Between 1979 and 2007, the income of the top 1% tripled, while incomes of median households only increased by 25% (Gordon). The richest people in society hold the majority of America’s wealth, more accurately, the richest 1% of Americans own 1/3 of the nations wealth, and the richest 5 percent own 60% (Gordon). As the rich continue to get richer, the poor only...
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Posted by Jordan Tennenbaum on
From the deep South a tradition of brutal slavery and relentless racism was born, yet it also birthed an incredibly delicious and culturally unique food tradition that weaves together the black narrative through the use of ingredients that reflect the lives of slaves in America. Though often times what is now deemed as “soul food” is perceived as a simple southern cuisine, the traditions, techniques, ingredients and community that are involved in its creation and execution reflect the conditions that...
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