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.
Race relations, social media, rhetorical tropes, USDA
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Schell, Eileen. "Racialized Rhetorics of Food Politics: Black Farmers, the Case of Shirley Sherrod, and Struggle for Land Equity and Access." Poroi 11, Iss. 1 (2015): p. 1-22 https://doi.org/10.13008/2151-2957.1214