NCAH: The Early Years

On the 11/17/2020 episode of Mornings with Morgan, Peg O’Connell and Betsy Vetter discuss NCAH’s founding and early years.


On the 11/10/2020 episode of Mornings with Morgan, Harry Kaplan discusses the 2020 Election results.


On the 10/27/2020 episode of Mornings with Morgan, NCDHHS Assistant Secretary Matt Gross talks about his work and COVID-19.


Hungry for more info on Blackism or Foodism? Check out these great books suggestions from Chef Kabui. We encourage you to use local book stores or your local library. If you choose Amazon for your purchases, consider supporting NCAH through the Amazon Smile program.

  • Farming While Black by Leah Penniman (she has covered Chef Kabui’s philosophy in a section of her book)
  • The Cooking Gene by Michael Twitty
  • The Life of Oluaudah Equiano by Oluaudah Equiano
  • The Potlikkers Pappers by Tom Edge
  • Silent Spring by Jane Carson
  • The Stolen Harvest by Vandana Shiva
  • In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
  • Niacin: The Real Story by Abram Hoffer, Andrew Saul, and Harold Foster
  • An American Problem and the Modern Democracy by Gunnar Myrdal

If you missed the three part series, you can listen to all three sessions here.

Finally, if you enjoyed this series, we hope you will become a member of NCAH. Doing so supports our work and gives you access to future webinars and other resources.

On the 10/20/2020 episode of Mornings with Morgan, Tamara Baker of the Carolina Hunger Initiative talks about their work.

  • Starting tomorrow, you can vote in person at any one-stop absentee voting site in your county. You can look up your early voting site here. You can also register to vote at these sites during the early voting period, which ends Saturday, October 31.
  • Of course, you can always vote in person on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, at your usual polling place.
  • You are also still able to vote by mail. Your request for an absentee ballot must be received by your local election office by 5pm on Tuesday, October 27. Your absentee ballot must be postmarked no later than 5pm on Tuesday, November 3.

Learn more about how to vote here and download voter tools and forms here. You can also view NCAH’s voter guide and candidate questions here.

Voting is an important part of being an advocate.
However you do it, make sure you vote!

On the 10/13/2020 episode of Mornings with Morgan, Philip Otienoburu of Self-Help and Lindsey Haynes-Maslow of NC State talk about healthy food retail.


On the 10/06/2020 episode of Mornings with Morgan, Michael Scott of The Center for Black Health & Equity and Jim Martin of the NC Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch talk about tobacco disparities.