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W&L’s Tallie Weighs in on Race, Food and Cultural Appropriation

— by on June 1st, 2017

“Tallie provides a good test for analyzing cultural appropriation: ‘Is the food imitative or celebrative, or is it claiming certain styles of cooking as its own?'”

T.J. Tallie, assistant professor of African history at Washington and Lee University, talked to Forbes about the cultural appropriation of recipes in a recent story titled, “Who Owns A Recipe? Race, Food And The Debate Over Cultural Appropriation.”

Read his interview online at Forbes.