The Sandwich Brigade

What was the Sandwich Brigade? In his book Southern Food and Civil Rights: Feeding the Revolution, Historian Frederick Douglass Opie show how food has helped activists continue marching for change for generations. “The Sandwich Brigade” is the chapter on the organizing efforts to feed thousands who attended the August 1963 March on Washington.

Is Even Soul Food Gentrifying?

What is soul food — and is it gentrifying? How do major historical events like the Civil Rights Movement influence food? And what feelings arise when you find a food from your homeland in an unfamiliar place? What's gentrification and how does it affect restaurants and the prices on their menus?