On February 24, join us for a book talk by Dr. Naa Oyo A. Kwate, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Human Ecology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, on her newest book “White Burgers, Black Cash: Fast Food from Black Exclusion to Exploitation” (Forthcoming by University of Minnesota Press, 2023). Dr. Kwate’s research has centered on the ways in which urban built environments reflect racial inequalities in the United States, and how racism directly and indirectly affects African American health. She is also author of “Burgers in Blackface: Anti-Black Restaurants Then and Now” (University of Minnesota Press, 2019) and editor of “The Street: A Photographic Field Guide to American Inequality” (Rutgers University Press, 2021).
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- Dr. Naa Oyo A. Kwate, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Human Ecology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
- Craig Willingham, Managing Director, CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute
Guest Student Panelists:
- Hailey Christian, MPH Candidate, Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Graduate Research Assistant at the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute
- Nicholas Olano, Dietetic Intern at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, Academic Excellence Award of the Nutrition and Food Studies program at NYU Steinhardt and Dietetic Internship Alumnus at the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute
- Juviza Rodriguez, MS, PhD Student in Community Health and Health Policy at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy and PhD Student Fellow at the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute
- Christal Yu, Food Justice Leadership Fellowship Alumna at the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute, among the Student Resource Navigators at Swipe out Hunger who helped launch the CUNY Student Food Navigator Program, and Bachelor’s student in Human Services & Community Justice at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice