In the pantheon of soul food, mac and cheese is one of the most important dishes

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It finally happened the day before Thanksgiving in 2017.

I knew I’d done it the moment I slipped that first forkful into my mouth. The pasta was perfectly tender, neither too firm nor too soft. The cheeses combined into a heavenly blend of sharpness, richness, and saltiness with the right…

The current racial climate often makes it uncomfortable for me to reclaim my roots

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I was able to keep my face a neutral mask when a young White woman recently described her upcoming plantation wedding to me.

I was attending a gala dinner where an acquaintance and his fiancee excitedly relayed their plans to get married at a “beautiful, old-time” plantation in the South…

Charitable gifts deserve the same thought and care as any other investment

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What’s your process for deciding how to donate your money?

It’s okay if you don’t know how to answer. For plenty of people, charitable giving is mostly ad hoc or reactionary — something done after a natural disaster or around the holidays—and that’s certainly better than not giving at all…

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