How We Used Food to Combat a Restaurant Owner's Racist Messages

Santa Masa Tamaleria , Chicago, Illinois

The main thing I remember feeling when it happened is disappointment for the community and the neighborhood, because like them, I used to support Nini’s Deli. But on June 5, when I saw that the owner posted a racist, homophobic, anti-Black Lives Matter rant on social media, it was disappointing and sad on so many levels.

Nini's was a beautiful thing to have a safe haven, as I liked to...