"Soul Food" this term originated from the cuisine developed by the African slaves mainly from the American South. A dark period in the history of the United States resulted in a cuisine fashioned from the meager ingredients available to the slave and sharecropping Black families. From these meager ingredients evolved a cuisine that is simple yet hearty and delicious.
Are you an art lover? If you are, Art Diaspora has an excellent collection. Ramon deSanchez, founder and owner of Art Diaspora, had a vision to bring quality art to African Americans. He conceived this idea in December 2001. By January 11, 2002, the vision came to life. Ramon and his fiancée and also co-owner, Teleshia Taylor came up with the idea for the name of the business after vigilantly exploring the options.