Black History Month Virtual Potluck: Red Beans & Tri-Color Quinoa

When Mayor Pete Buttigieg introduced The Douglass Plan it made me question why he thought naming his project to benefit African Americans after a 19th century, Antebellum figure was a good idea. The name alone demonstrated Mr. Buttigieg had not consulted any African Americans during the devising of his plan. Fredrick Douglass was an elder…

Citrus Custard Cream Pie

Many years ago, I worked as a VIP flight attendant for 17 different NBA teams, several NFL, NHL and MLB teams as well as some notable figures in the music and film industry. The NBA clientele included the Lakers, Spurs, Rockets, Mavericks, Kings, Nets, Timberwolves, Warriors, Clippers, Hawks, Suns, Celtics, Grizzlies, Pacers, 76'ers, Nuggets and…

The Ultimate Macaroni & Cheese

In 1940’s Mississippi my mother says much of the cheese was white in color i.e. without colored additives, and not pasteurized or β€œraw.” Raw cheese contains beneficial probiotics, active bacteria which help the digestive system function. Many people of color are known to suffer from lactose intolerance, however the bacteria found in raw milk, cheese…

Black Christmas In The Desert

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