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"From the communities in the mountains of Isuikwuato, Fork in Nigeria Food Truck embodies the flavors and traditions of authentic Nigerian cuisine. Nigeria, a country of over 250 ethnic states is rich in culture and in flavor. Fork in Nigeria Food Truck has made it a passion to bring these wonderful attributes of our homeland to the United States. Preparing steak, goat, chicken and vegetarian options, Stick your Fork in a dish that will satisfy your taste!"
Acclaimed cookbook author Jessica B. Harris has spent much of her life researching the food and foodways of the African Diaspora.High on the Hog is the culmination of years of her work, and the result is a most engaging history of African American cuisine. Harris takes the reader on a harrowing journey from Africa across the Atlantic to America, tracking the trials that the people and the food have undergone along the way. From chitlins and ham hocks to fried chicken and vegan soul, Harris celebrates the delicious and restorative foods of the African American experience and details how each came to form such an important part of African American culture, history, and identity. Although the story of African cuisine in America begins with slavery,High on the Hog ultimately chronicles a thrilling history of triumph and survival. The work of a masterful storyteller and an acclaimed scholar, Jessica B. Harris'sHigh on the Hog fills an important gap in our culinary history. Praise for Jessica B. Harris: "Jessica Harris masters the ability to both educate and inspire the reader in a fascinating new way." -Marcus Samuelsson, chef owner of Restaurant Aquavit
Currently (as of June 2021) running as a limited series on Netflix!
"The Juneteenth Jubilee Stroll is a unique shopping experience supporting Detroit Black Businesses along the Livernois Avenue of Fashion. Each participating business will provide a discount or tangible benefit for registered shoppers. The stroll will include pop up artists and entertainment, live podcast, black wellness hub with physical, mental, emotional and resources, raffles, and a VIP reception!"
The Wayne State University Emancipation Centennial Records document the University's year-long series of events 100 years past the Emancipation Proclamation. The 1962/1963 committee awarded honorary degrees to dignitaries such as Thurgood Marshall and President Johnson, hosted speakers such as Langston Hughes and Roy Wilkins, and supported other centennial commemorations around the city.