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*** Virtual *** 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: At Home! program.
If you have any questions about our Florida Talks: At Home series, contact Alex Buell at [email protected].
Date/time: June 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Presented By:Martha R. Bireda, Ph.D.