Reading List for the Black Summer Series

As we gear up to kick off our Black Summer series next weekend, we write to share with you some great readings and music playlists that are inspiring our team. Check it all out below, and of course, join us Saturday, June 22 (1-3pm) for our Barbecue Cookout potluck discussion.

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Announcing FoodSpark's 2019 Summer Series, Black Summer

FoodSpark presents Black Summer, its second dinner party series of 2019 which creates food-centered spaces to discuss topics of black struggle and liberation. 

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Send FoodSpark a Recipe that Represents Your Family Traditions

As we prepare to kick off our "Food Legacies" FoodSpark series on July 14 (details below), we invite you to join us for a recipe exchange to celebrate dishes and treats that are special to you and your family. Each week of this four-month series, we will spotlight these community-generated recipes across FoodSpark's social media and Recipe archive

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New FoodSpark Series (July–October): Food Legacies

FoodSpark's third series of 2018 kicks off July 14 to engage and explore the legacy of food in St. Louis with focus on the historic Ville neighborhood. This series is co-organized with Young Friends of The Ville, BJC Healthy Schools Healthy Communities Initiative, Good Life Growing, Missouri Coalition for the Environment, St. Louis Food Policy Coalition, and Northside Community Housing, Inc.

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Dinner Recap | LA92 Screening

Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of extreme protests in Los Angeles, filmmakers examine that tumultuous period through rarely seen archival footage. With St. Louis in the midst of 100 days of action in response to the non-conviction of Jason Stockley for murdering Anthony Lamar Smith back in 2011, Team FoodSpark decided to screen this film that looks at the events of 1992 from a multitude of vantage points, bringing a fresh perspective to a pivotal moment that reverberates so much with today's movement.
 

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