Food: Eating Like Soul Brothers

"White men are too much,"; says a Negro advertising copywriter in New York. "Here we are, trying to live the way they do, and what happens? They get themselves beads and shades (dark glasses) and go out and dance the boogaloo." Indeed, few Negroes can suppress a grin at the growing fascination among earnest whites for things black.

The most bewildering of all is the current hunger for black cookery. Soul food, Southern Negro cooking that was born in the slave quarters and is based on ingredients that the plantation owner ordinarily would...

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