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Racism, Capitalism, and Big Macs

Felix Salmon talks to Marcia Chatelain about fast food franchises and food deserts in African American communities.

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Episode Notes

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food.

This week, Marcia Chatelain, author of Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America, joins Felix to discuss the complex relationship between fast food franchises and African American communities.


Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.


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