Author Meets Allies: "Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, DC"

Type: Panel
Sponsor Groups: Black Geographies Specialty Group, Geographies of Food and Agriculture Specialty Group
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Day: 4/5/2019
Start / End Time: 9:55 AM / 11:35 AM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: 8211, Park Tower Suites, Marriott, Lobby Level
Organizers: Willie Wright, Jessica Gilbert

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This book is a discussion of Ashanté Reese's forthcoming text, "Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance and Food Access in Washington, DC." Black Food Geographies, published by UNC Press, investigates the possibilities and limits of Black residents’ use of self-reliance in response to a depletion of local food options in the nation's capitol.


Type Details Minutes
Discussant Ashante Reese Spelman College 20
Panelist Priscilla McCutcheon University of Kentucky 20
Panelist Kristin Reynolds 20
Panelist Xavier Brown Soilful City 20

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