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Broken Bread

Healing the Wounds of Oppression With Food

Getting to know the people of Watts is key in understanding the essence of the community. Aqueela Sherrills has dedicated his life to peace and reconciliation, such as his role in brokering a peace treaty between the Crips and Bloods gangs. His mom, "Mama" Wajeha began preparing homecooked meals for the needy in the 1960s to help heal the wounds of oppression through food.

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Watts

Roy takes a head-on look at efforts to heal the social and economic wounds of Watts.
Season 1 Episode 6
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Waste

Roy journeys from L.A. to Orange County to discover how two non-profits tackle food waste.
Season 1 Episode 5
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Cannabis

Roy explores the emergence of a new culinary landscape since the advent of legal cannabis.
Season 1 Episode 4
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Future

Roy explores future culinary landscapes catered to a world affected by climate change.
Season 1 Episode 3
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Access

Roy meets the individuals bringing healthy and affordable food options into South L.A.
Season 1 Episode 2
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Transformation

Roy explores the power of cooking to rehabilitate those on the margins of society.
Season 1 Episode 1
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