Thomas Madison Doram: A Veterinarian on the North Shore

— By Dino Robinson Nearing the turn of the century, a 1900 era America was less than 40 years after the emancipation of slaves, reconstruction was enabling opportunities. T.M. Doram, away from his hometown, he traveled to Chicago to study. Doram graduated and made history becoming the first degreed “negro” ... Read More

Beyond Fried Chicken:

African-American Ethnic Identity and the Post-Slavery Diet By Krislyn Placide — There were many ways that European slave-owners subjugated their slaves. Beatings, excruciatingly long work hours, tattered and stark living conditions are essentially given in any written depiction of this dark time in our nation’s history. However, oppression through foodways ... Read More