Black People Food

Notes From the Field


A second grader marches into my office as I’m eating lunch and says,  “Oooooohhh, that smells goooooood!”

Me: “It’s Indian food; have you ever had Indian food before?”

2nd Grader: “No…I only eat Black people food and Chinese food.”

Me: “What’s Black people food?”

2nd Grader: “Sweet stuff and spaghetti and chicken….”