Soul Food Restaurants and Civil Rights Era
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Celebrated former Chicago Sun-Times columnist Dave Hoekstra shares stories as he travels, tastes, and talks his way through twenty of America’s best, liveliest, and most historically significant soul food restaurants. Following the “soul food corridor” from the South through northern industrial cities, The People’s Place gives voice to the remarkable chefs, workers, and small business owners who provided sustenance and a safe haven for civil rights activists.