What Was The Sandwhich Bridgage?
Food has helped activists continue marching for change for generations. “The Sandwich Brigade” organized efforts to feed the thousands at the March on Washington. Dr. Frederick Douglass Opie details the ways food nourished the fight for freedom along with cherished recipes associated with the era. Opie is a professor of history and foodways at Babson College and the author of several books including Hog and Hominy: Soul Food from Africa to America; Zora Neale Hurston on Florida Food: Recipes, Remedies, and Simple Pleasures, and his most recent book Southern Food and Civil Rights: Feeding the Revolution. Opie is a regular contributor on The Splendid Table and NPR.