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Food and Race

Is Food A Race Issue?

commonwealth club | Mehroz Baig | Posted 08.21.2013 | Black Voices

The Commonwealth Club and Huffington Post San Francisco present Commonwealth Club Thought Leaders, an ongoing series of insights from the most interes...

African Americans And The Watermelon Stereotype

Theodore Johnson | Posted 04.12.2013 | Home
Theodore Johnson

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIt's true -- I'm a black man with a watermelon for a birthmark. In many countries and cultures around the world, this would be unremarkable. But in the United States, where watermelon is associated with historic African-American stereotypes, my birthmark takes on a more complex symbolism.