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Top 10 Blackest Food Scenes on the Big Screen

In Black cinema, food sometimes serves as a metaphor for triumphs, empowerment and self-awareness.

A scene from Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Netflix.

In Black cinema, food sometimes is a fascinating supporting character. For example, it’s used to connect generations through traditional dishes and historic ingredients…




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Audarshia Townsend

Audarshia Townsend

Audarshia Townsend is a Chicago-based journalist who writes about how food & beverages impact the culture and industry. Email: Audarshia@townsendmediamagic.com

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