segregated and underresourced schools; a racialized carceral system; low wages and employment opportunities; limited access to quality and adequate health services and healthful foods, all mark black and brown life in the united states. the veneer of cordiality may have been stripped but, despite mainstream sentiment, this is not a unique moment, rather it is a prolonged affair stretching to the beginning of the country. and this awful lineage can be traced to wealth.
WE STUCK IN LA LA LAND EVEN WHEN WE WIN WE GON' LOSE... I DON'T KNOW WHO IS WHO
WE STUCK IN LA LA LAND WE GOT THE SAME FUCKING MOVES /JAY Z. Moonlight/
155 RIVINGTON STREET, FL 2*
NEW YORK, NY 10002
TUESDAY, OCT 24 2017
*PLEASE NOTE THERE'S A FLIGHT OF STAIRS TO VENUE.
THE MULTI COURSE MENU IS SET AND WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON.
an evening of food and conversation around the racial wealth disparity and its impact in and away from our food system. this dinner is presented in conjunction with JUST FOOD, a nyc based food justice and food access nonprofit organization.
SPECIAL THANKS TO:
QIANA MICKIE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, JUST FOOD
CHRISTINA XU, ORBITAL NYC
RUN OF SHOW
- 8 PM - 8:30 PM: COCKTAILS (BYOB)
- 8:45 PM: INVOCATION
- 8:55 PM: FIRST COURSE
- 9: 15 PM: SECOND + THIRD COURSES
- 9: 45 PM: FINAL COURSE + DISCUSSION
- 10:30 PM OR THEREABOUTS: GOOD NIGHT
FINE PRINT: THIS DINNER WILL BE FILMED. DRESS LIKE YOU MEAN IT
ROASTED PLANTAINS, WOODEAR MUSHROOMS, SCALLIONS, GINGER
PLANTAINS, WOODEAR MUSHROOM BROTH, COCOUNUT MILK
PLANTAINS, JICAMA, ALOE VERA, LIME
PLANTAINS, PALM OIL, POLENTA, ONIONS
WE STUCK IN LA LA LAND EVEN WHEN WE WIN WE GON' LOSE...
I DON'T KNOW WHO IS WHO
WE STUCK IN LA LA LAND WE GOT THE SAME FUCKING MOVES.
-- JAY Z. (Moonlight from 4:44)