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The African Roots of Southern Cooking

February 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

African Roots of Southern Cooking

Enslaved Africans brought their foodways and special skills such as rice cultivation with them during their forced journey through the Middle Passage. Learn how African foods and food preparation influence what Floridians eat today.

Martha R. Bireda, Ph.D., is Director of the Blanchard House Museum of African History and Culture, located in Punta Gorda, Florida. For over 30 years, Dr. Bireda has consulted, lectured, and written about social issues related to race, gender, class, power, and culture.

This event is funded by the Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program, in partnership with the Friends of the Largo Public Library.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm -
February 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm


Presenter Information:
Martha Bireda, Scholar
Event Fee:

Event Contact:

Sarah Haney
(727) 587-6715 ext. 2508

Event Venue:

Largo Public Library
120 Central Park Dr
Largo, FL 33771 United States
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Venue Phone:
(727) 587-6715 ext. 2508

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