Soul Food Junkies

Soul Food Junkies

DVD - 2013
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Filmmaker Byron Hurt looks at the past and future of soul food, covering its roots in Western Africa, its incarnation in the American South, and the role it plays in the health crisis in the African American community. Examines the socioeconomics of the modern American diet, and how the food industry profits from producing cheap calories while healthy options remain expensive and hard to find.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2013.
Edition: Widescreen
ISBN: 9781608838516
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (63 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Mar 01, 2015

Pretty interesting honestly. Worth a watch, the racism is strong at certain points but if you can keep your panties from getting in a bunch, you'll be fine.

Jan 22, 2015

This is a pretty interesting documentary that I think you will find worth watching. Includes a mini-debate near the end between a meat eater and a vegetarian; an activist who claims that she filled her cart up with wilted vegetables and shamed the store for selling it to her black community at full price, a full chapter about diet and disease.


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