To this baker, promoting Black food businesses is more than just lip service

Richard Morgan
Washington Post

In the immediate wake of George Floyd's killing by police in late May and the epic, enduring protests that horror stirred nationwide, lists went viral flagging Black-owned businesses.

But there was something Green Book-y about the lists. Something ghettoized, even performative or flat-out insincere. Before the implosion of its systemic racism in June, one of Bon Appétit's last acts was to publish a meta-list of Black-owned restaurants.

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