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Speakers Bureau: Why We Call It Soul Food
September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNo Cost
“Why We Call It Soul Food” tells the story of why southerners, especially African American southerners, call the foods we eat “soul food.” Dr. Willis discusses the emotional and physical aspects of soul food as it relates to our culture and history. She also discusses the bonds attached to the growing, nurturing and preparation of these foods as it relates to our culture and way of life in the South.
Brinda Willis is a writer for the Jackson Advocate newspaper and an expert on blues and African American foodways.