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Ashanté Reese: Assistant professor, Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas at Austin - Shared screen with speaker view
Gail Wells
01:33:41
Those hands tell a story!
Cameron Herman [BFEN]
01:36:11
Hey there! I’m thinking of one to ask
Cameron Herman [BFEN]
01:38:24
She is!
Gail Wells
01:46:39
Amazing Thank you!
Dennice Barr [BFEN]
01:46:56
that was wonderful 🤗
Chad Curry
01:46:57
This was an amazing talk.
Chad Curry
01:47:05
The beauty of this talk is how this idea of delight aligns with the idea of self-reliance - both aren’t about a singular self-reliance or delight, but about the action of living for others, lifting up and buoying each other. What I appreciate about Dr. Reese’s work is this idea of bucking the thought of ‘lack’ in black geographies.
Korsha Wilson
01:47:22
Beautiful. Thank you, Dr. Reese!
Monet Moore
01:47:24
absolutely amazing presentation!
Ashante Reese
01:47:27
<3
Gabrielle Chapman
01:47:33
What a beautiful story. I felt like I was there with you in the story.
christina sharpe
01:47:34
Ashante, that was beautiful. Thank you! Delight!
Isaac Floyd
01:47:43
awesome 👏🏽
Ashante Reese
01:47:45
Thank you, Christina. For everything!
Monet Moore
01:47:56
💐💐💐
Christina Vega-Westhoff
01:48:02
Thank you! Beautiful!
Yvette Blair
01:48:05
Such rich scholarship! Thank you for this presentation.
Lindsey Holmes
01:48:17
“Freedom happens on multiple scales” ❤️ thank you!
Micaela Lipman
01:48:18
Dr Reese that was therapeutic, grounding, and inspiring. Thank you for sharing your time, stories, and scholarship with us <3
Derek Nichols
01:48:23
Still sitting on your words about imagination and the power it holds. Beautifully said.
Allison DeHonney BFEN
01:48:46
What a nice surprise and I look forward to your writings re: Sugar as it is so controversial in the health and wellness space and in our everyday lives...thank you for your insight!
Dennice Barr [BFEN]
01:49:17
well done Ms Bianca-also thank you
samina raja [UB and Buffalo Food Equity Network]
01:54:32
Friends, keep the questions coming!
Isaac Floyd
01:54:43
excellent answer ... thank you so much
christina sharpe
01:56:19
thank you, Ashante. So rich.
samina raja [UB and Buffalo Food Equity Network]
01:56:23
Thank you for joining us and for your great question, Isaac!
Bianca Davis [Food Lab & BFEN]
01:57:16
Thank you Queen Mother Dennice
Gail Wells
01:58:32
I can so relate to the words too small!
samina raja [UB and Buffalo Food Equity Network]
02:00:03
For those of you who don't know, Ms. Allison DeHonney -- she is also an urban farmer in Buffalo and the head of our city/council food policy council.
Chad Curry
02:00:51
Awesome - this is great to know - I am in Chicago. :) Amazing talk and I thank you for hosting.
samina raja [UB and Buffalo Food Equity Network]
02:01:44
Thank you for joining, Chad. We welcome guests from everywhere!
Gabrielle Chapman
02:02:44
Are you accepting graduate students?
Neena Hussey [BFEN]
02:02:46
how do we cater to the differences of what food justices looks like in different states?/Laliya as a young Buffalonian I see that different communities are segregated but when an effort is made to unify these communities sometimes their belief clashes each other, how would you look at this issue and try to solve this in regards to food justice and health?/Rifat
Rebekah Williams [BFEN]
02:03:52
Wonderful differentiation: sugar as a product, as opposed to sweetness. We all need some sweetness in our lives. Thank you for that.
samina raja [UB and Buffalo Food Equity Network]
02:04:07
^^^
Bianca Davis [Food Lab & BFEN]
02:05:44
Thank you Laliya and Rifat!
Cameron Herman [BFEN]
02:06:06
Bekah, that distinction makes me think about some old calypso songs that celebrate sweetness.
Bianca Davis [Food Lab & BFEN]
02:06:13
Edgar I see your hand, I’ll call you next!
samina raja [UB and Buffalo Food Equity Network]
02:09:06
To connecting to Dr. Reese's earlier point: Failed market states also prevent the formation of human relationships (when labor is exploited).
Rebekah Williams [BFEN]
02:09:21
Yes! And I also appreciate your acknowledgement that conflict can be an important part of relationship-building.
Ashante Reese
02:09:31
^^^ thank you, Samina!
Rebekah Williams [BFEN]
02:12:35
Yes!
Zhanna Reed [BFEN]
02:13:55
I appreciate that answer.
Bianca Davis [Food Lab & BFEN]
02:15:06
Thank you Kelli for transforming your store!
samina raja [UB and Buffalo Food Equity Network]
02:17:19
Can we get the spelling of the name of the mini market so we can share with all attendees?
Rebekah Williams [BFEN]
02:17:52
https://www.instagram.com/hanksminimarket/?hl=en
Rebekah Williams [BFEN]
02:18:52
https://www.facebook.com/hanksminimarket/
Bianca Davis [Food Lab & BFEN]
02:18:57
Queen Dennice up next!
Allison DeHonney BFEN
02:19:06
If you ask that question in Buffalo they will give the same answer!
Rebekah Williams [BFEN]
02:23:05
Thank you for this conversation Ms. Barr and Dr. Reese. There is so much to think about regarding our familial, cultural, and historical experiences with sugar and how that is a part of our legacy and how we’ve gotten where we are today. How do we hold the reality that sugar (the product) is harmful, but that it got us through? And how do we have a relationship with sweet foods in a way that is healing and whole?
Chad Curry
02:23:29
Thank you everyone for an amazing discovery time.
Chad Curry
02:23:43
Will the recording be shared?
Rebekah Williams [BFEN]
02:23:57
Yes, thank you everyone! Bianca, Dr. Raja, and everyone who made this evening possible.
Rebekah Williams [BFEN]
02:24:25
And Dr. Ashante Reese! This has been such a beautiful evening.
Rebekah Williams [BFEN]
02:24:40
Celebration!
Bianca Davis [Food Lab & BFEN]
02:24:41
Thank you Bekah for all that you do and co-inspiring this talk!
Zhanna Reed [BFEN]
02:25:37
This was a beautiful conversation! So much was shared, I want to listen again. Thank you!
Bianca Davis [Food Lab & BFEN]
02:26:22
Thank you for joining Zhanna!
Monet Moore
02:27:06
Dr. Reese thank you for tonight’s presentation! Can you share your Twitter handle or where we can follow your work?
Dennice Barr [BFEN]
02:28:44
LOVE that🤗
Rachel Laster [BFEN]
02:28:45
I love that sentiment
Rebekah Williams [BFEN]
02:29:16
I know we’re closing, but I’m thinking about Samina’s question regarding how we center “delight” in policy change and I will keep thinking about it. But my first thoughts… I hope that we might learn how to celebrate and center our people and our many beautiful cultures within policy change. Policy change needs to be led with the people, culture, and traditions in mind. And Bianca… you are one person who really seems to get the importance of celebrating our culture and community, and what that might look like. So grateful to be in community with you all.
Camile Brown
02:29:23
Dr. Reese’s twitter @AMReese07
Bianca Davis [Food Lab & BFEN]
02:30:16
Thank you Bekah! Grateful to organize with you all too
Christina Vega-Westhoff
02:30:54
Thank you!
Kelli Jackson
02:31:17
Thank you all for creating this space today. Thank you Dr. Reese!
Steven Michejda
02:31:26
Thank you!
Bianca Davis [Food Lab & BFEN]
02:31:28
Thank you Mother for joining!
Chad Curry
02:31:32
Will this recording be available?
Jennifer Linger
02:31:33
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Ashante Reese
02:31:38
Deep bow and gratitude
Neena Hussey [BFEN]
02:31:40
thank you Dr. Reese
Joseph Kurtz
02:31:46
Thank you Dr. Reese. Absolutely amazing!
Ashante Reese
02:31:46
Thank you all for coming
Ms. Della Miller [BFEN]
02:31:51
Thank you for your time to give us a wakeup call, building on relationships and conversation.
Chad Curry
02:31:58
Thank you Dr. Reese for the time and great talk.
Sheila Bass [BFEN]
02:31:58
Thank you! This was an amazing experience
Regina Scarbrough
02:32:09
Thank you for this important talk and work! Grateful for this space and learning opportunity.
Bianca Davis [Food Lab & BFEN]
02:32:09
Yes Chad we will share
Rachel Laster [BFEN]
02:32:11
thank you
Carol Ramos-Gerena
02:32:13
Thanks for setting an example Dr. Reese. Love you honesty and how you walk the talk.
Rebekah Williams [BFEN]
02:32:17
http://foodforthespirit.org
Allison DeHonney BFEN
02:32:31
Thank you so much! A real honor
samina raja [UB and Buffalo Food Equity Network]
02:32:31
Deep gratitude!