THE EBONY COOKBOOK, The Book That Helped Define Soul Food | In 1955, a Black woman couldn’t get a cheese sandwich at a Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina. But if she had the book that would come to be known as The Ebony Cookbook, she could go home and make the ham-and-gravy Poor Boy sandwich beloved by the Delta Rhythm Boys, stars in the African-American music scene of the era. (Author, DeKnight wrote from the persona of the Little Brown Chef, drawing on right)
Father Spitzer's Universe Episode Segment: "Defining Soul" -- How do we understand the soul? Is it our essence, our life force, or something else entirely?