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African Influence
In Foods

Plus-size African-American woman in apron chopping vegetables in the kitchen.

Saturday, February 24, 2024

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Price: Free

Vauxhall Branch Library

123 Hilton Ave
Vauxhall, NJ 07088

Union Public Library

Event Description

Okra, black-eyed peas, and yams are a few of the foods brought to us by the African continent. 

Join food historian Judith Krall-Russo, as she discusses how Africa influenced and inspired many popular American dishes.

This program takes place at Vauxhall Branch.

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Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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