Analysis of food from its production side is still a comparatively rare topic in rhetorical studies. By analyzing how radical rhetorics in food- and agriculture-related discourses enable economic and political disparities between African-American and Caucasian farmers, this article reveals how such discourses have affected the U.S. public’s understanding of the federal government’s farm subsidy programs.
Keywords: Race relations, social media, rhetorical tropes, USDA
How to Cite:
Schell, E., (2015) “Racialized Rhetorics of Food Politics: Black Farmers, the Case of Shirley Sherrod, and Struggle for Land Equity and Access”, Poroi 11(1), p.1-22. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2151-2957.1214
Rights: Copyright © 2015 Eileen Schell