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Source photo: Cotton Makers' Jubilee King, Queen and Court, 1954, by Ernest Withers. Gelatin silver print, toned, printed from the original negative in 1986. Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Illustration by Carter/Reddy

On Jubilee: A Juneteenth Series

A web-first edition of food, film, and visual art on the traditions of jubilee

WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM HER FRIENDS, by W. RALPH EUBANKS

IN SEARCH OF THE MOTHERVINE, by KATOYA ELLIS FLEMING

AFTER THE DAY AFTER, by DR. PSYCHE A. WILLIAMS-FORSON



2022


FACING THE RISING SUN, an introduction by ROSALIND BENTLEY 

WATERMELON & RED BIRDS, A Q&A WITH NICOLE A. TAYLOR, by JASMIN PITTMAN MORRELL

I’LL BRING YOU A PLATE, by JAMEY HATLEY

BLACK FOOD ENERGY, by DR. PSYCHE A. WILLIAMS-FORSON

a meat and three for the jubilee, poems by ASHLEY M. JONES

SLAVE FOOD AND OTHER INSULTS, by DR. CYNTHIA R. GREENLEE

HICKORY AND OAK: HELEN TURNER’S BARBECUE, a film by ETHAN PAYNE

ON FREEDOM AND POSSIBILITY, a photo series by BILLIE CARTER-RANKIN

 

AN OPEN SECRET: HIBISCUS TEA, by HARMONY HOLIDAY

 

DEAR SWEET JUNE BABY, TASTE GOOD, by ZANDRIA F. ROBINSON

 

ACTS OF HAPPINESS, by OSAYI ENDOLYN


This series was published with support from The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts.







Oxford American

From the editors of the Oxford American.