African and Native American foodways and resilience: From 1619 to COVID-19

  title={African and Native American foodways and resilience: From 1619 to COVID-19},
  author={Lindsey Lunsford and Melvin Arthur and Christine M. Porter},
  journal={Journal of agriculture, food systems, and community development},
  pages={241 - 265}
The COVID-19 pandemic is flooding and splitting “efficiency” fault lines in today’s industrialized food system. It also exploits centuries of historical traumas, White supremacy, and systemic racism to kill non-White people at triple the rates of Whites. In 1619, an English ship landed on the shores of the Powhatan confederacy, or, as the English called it, Point Comfort, Virginia. The ship delivered stolen people onto stolen land. This was a first step in founding today’s U.S. food system… 
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