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NEA Big Read: Bolivar County – “High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America” Screening – Episode 1

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

As part of the NEA Big Read: Bolivar County project, a screening of “High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America.” Featured author and historian, Adrian Miller, is in the film, and will be at Delta State University on Monday, February 6.

Episode 1 “Our Roots” (58 minutes) – The hunt for African American food’s roots goes to Benin, where okra and yam rule the market and pre-enslavement fish and corn plates reign at a table.

This event is free and open to the campus and general public.

For more information, please contact Michelle Johansen at mjohansen@deltastate.edu. For more information about the NEA Big Read: Bolivar County project, visit www.deltastate.edu/dei/big-read.

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Date:
February 1
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm