Saving Communities Through Food: African American History Panel
WhenSaturday, November 9, 2019, 10:30 – 11:45 AM
CategoriesCulinary Arts, Kids & Families, Lectures & Discussions, Workshops
SponsorAmerican History Museum
VenueAmerican History Museum
Event LocationWarner Bros. Theater

A Conversation on Women and Food Activism in American History

With culinary historian, author, and editor Jessica B. Harris, this panel will explore how African American women have protected and sustained individuals and communities through the creative production and distribution of food. Harris and Tambra Raye Stevenson of Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture (WANDA) will explore African American activism through food, including the publication of NCNW’s cookbook The Black Family Reunion Cookbook (1991). Case studies will provide a lens for understanding the long history of women using their culinary skills to make a difference in their communities and beyond.

Participants: Jessica B. Harris, PhD; Tambra Raye Stevenson
Moderator: Crystal Moten, PhD…
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