Documentary Explores Black America's Dangerous Food Addiction4/26/2011
Critically acclaimed documentarian Byron Hurt ( Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes ) has chosen so...
Critically acclaimed documentarian Byron Hurt (Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes) has chosen soul food as the subject of his latest film. Soul Food Junkies explores the African-American community's long relationship with soul food and it's effect on our health.
At first thought, soul food seems an unlikely foundation for an entire documentary, but we have to examine the root causes of the disproportionate rate of deaths from preventable diseases like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes in Black America.
The healthcare system is broken, but what are we putting in our bodies?