October 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Afton Thomas

Ashanté Reese: “Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access”

Using Washington, D.C., as a launching point, this talk explores how structural racism shapes our national food system and how communities define, critique, and navigate contemporary food access inequities.

Ashanté Reese is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

SouthTalks is a series of events (including lectures, performances, film screenings, and panel discussions) exploring the interdisciplinary nature of Southern Studies. This series takes place in the Tupelo Room of Barnard Observatory unless otherwise noted, and is free and open to the public.