1. This article on Black Southern food takes a look at how folks whose connection to what is often called soul food had been limited to holiday meals, and creates a gap between the larger food tradition, and perpetuates the myth that it is unhealthy.
2. I appreciated this interview with four unhoused folks in DC, especially as one of them I used to see regularly in my neighborhood and I was pleased to see things had improved a bit for her. (Content note: Mentions of assault, sexual assualt, and police harassment.)
3. This advice question and answer about navigating the mixed race experience, is wonderful.