One of Twitty's projects is his "Southern Discomfort Tour" — a journey through the "forgotten little Africa" of the Old South. He picks cotton, chops wood, works in rice fields and cooks for audiences in plantation kitchens while dressed in slave clothing to recreate what his ancestors had to endure.
Courtesy of Michael Twitty
Adam Hashem and Ali Alaoieh greet customers as they enter Hashem's Market & Roaster, a family-owned business specializing in fresh, imported spices and traditional Turkish coffee.
In an image from the first Foxfire book, students in 1969 look on as Hobe Beasley, John Hopper and Hopper's wife suspend a hog for finishing the work of scalding and scraping.
Courtesy of The Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Stephanie Deutsch's mother hailed from Long Island where she grew up eating oyster stuffing. Her father was from Texas and loved this cornbread stuffing, which the family continues to make.
Courtesy of David S. Deutsch