Faculty note: Happy Hearts Article, Sweetness, Substance, and Social Justice: Piper Huguley’s Sweet Tea

If you enjoy reading and are constantly on the lookout for inspiring works to dive in to check out CAHSS and Effects Happy Hearts column written by UW-Green Bay’s very own Associate Prof. Jessica Lyn Van Slooten (English). Her latest article is about Piper Huguley’s Sweet Tea, as she writes, “Published by Hallmark in 2021, Sweet Tea chronicles the relationship between Tea (also known as Althea and Allie) Dailey and Andrew ‘Jack’ Derwent III. This interracial romance—Tea is Black and Jack is white—explores serious issues of Southern identity and racial identity within the parameters of Hallmark’s guidelines…”.

Read the article here.

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