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Roots, Resistance, and Reclamation. Hosted by Spelman College and Food Tank

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350 Spelman Lane Southwest

Atlanta, GA 30314

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Roots, Resistance, and Reclamation. A very special symposium presented by Spelman College and Food Tank.

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Join us for an unforgettable evening: Roots, Resistance, and Reclamation.

Roots: How are Black women embracing the roots of African Diasporic food systems, culture, and practices?

Resistance: How are Black women resisting the current food system through AI?

Reclamation: How are Black women reclaiming food and land?

Confirmed Speakers:

Julia Collins is the Founder + CEO of Moonshot Snacks and Planet FWD

Gabrielle E. W. Carter is a multi-disciplinary Artist and Cultural Preservationist who uses Diasporic and local food as a vehicle to reimagine wealth, marginalized food systems, and inheritance.

Riana Lynn is the CEO of Journey Foods. Speaker, Scientist, Innovation Designer.

Kimberly M. Jackson, Ph.D is Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, professor of biochemistry, and director of the Food Studies program at Spelman College.

Tracy Lloyd McCurty, Esq is Executive Director of the Black Belt Justice Center, will present on the collective efforts, victories, and setbacks of the Black Farmers’ Appeal: Cancel Pigford Debt Campaign.

Danielle Nierenberg (moderator) is Co-Founder and President, Food Tank.

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Hosted by Spelman College and Food Tank. More about the food studies program at Spelman College can be accessed HERE.

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