African and African-American Contributions to American Culture

Presented by:
Martha Bireda
In-person Presentation Needs:
Screen, table, stool, microphone
Presentation Length:
60 Minutes

Program Details

In this presentation, Dr. Bireda examines the many contributions enslaved Africans and African Americans have made to American culture. Traditional culture retentions survived the Middle Passage and have influenced present-day American culture. This presentation provides surprising and previously untold facts about the impact of African and African American culture upon American culture as a whole.

About Martha

Dr. Martha Bireda is the Director of the Blanchard House Museum of African American History and Culture of Charlotte County. For over twenty-five years, she was a consultant and trainer for issues related to race, ethnicity, gender, and class for school districts, law enforcement agencies, and other organizations. She is the author of A Time for Change: How White Supremacy Ideology Harms All Americans, to be released in September 2022, The Womb Rebellion, and is a monthly contributor to

Contact Information and Details:

  • Phone: 941-639-2914
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