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“Afro-Vegan”

Terry, B (2014). Afro-vegan, Farm-fresh African, Caribbean & Southern flavors remixed. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press. Find the book at worldcat.org/isbn/1607745313 E.g., Names of the dishes of African, Caribbean, and Southern soul food origins–chermula, dukkah, kelewele, maque choux, and tamales–in the… Continue Reading →

“The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”

Díaz, J. (2007). The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao. New York: Riverhead. Find the book at worldcat.org/isbn/1594483299

“Greetings massive! Wha gwaan Jamaica?”

 

“In the Heights”

Miranda, L-M. (Music & lyrics), & Hudes, Q. A. (Writer). In the Heights [a musical]. The video above is a clip from the PBS’s ‘Great Performances’: Opening night & 96,000.   For an excellent example of English-Spanish code-meshing, check out “Sunrise” (lyrics).  

“Permission to Speak”

Harris, J. B. (2014). Permission to speak. In B. Terry, Afro-vegan, Farm-fresh African, Caribbean & Southern flavors remixed (pp. vii-viii). Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press. Find the book at worldcat.org/isbn/1607745313 An excerpt: As I paged through the manuscript, reading the text for… Continue Reading →

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