Michael Twitty says “violence is hunger” and we must address it
Colonialism has deeply impacted food of the African diaspora. For HuffPost, Michael Twitty, influential food writer and culinary historian, discusses how “violence is hunger.” From the lack of running water on Native reservations to food deserts throughout the nation, this is what Twitty describes as violence. “Everybody should be growing food. Everybody should be putting their resources together. We should not have a situation where people are hungry,” says Twitty. He calls for the need to support food businesses doing the work, knowing who they are and making sure they have what they need.