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A Taste of Africa set for Feb. 26


In honor of Black History Month, Alexis Carter-Callahan will showcase a slice of her family’s heritage during A Taste of Africa Feb. 26. The Cartersville resident will be the featured speaker at the Etowah Valley Historical Society’s African-American History Initiative program.

“I feel passionate about being a part of the Taste of Africa program because many of my own fond familial memories involved family, friends and good food,” said Carter-Callahan, African-American historian for the Etowah Bush School. “Also, many of the meals that I grew up watching my grandmother cook were recipes passed down from her grandmother, Mary Eliza Kincaid Young, who was born to enslaved parents in Stilesboro, Georgia, in the early 1800s. We believe…

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Jamaican takeaway Jamrock Grill offering a taste of the Caribbean opens at Horley Cricket Club

A taste of the Caribbean has come to Horley with the opening of a new takeaway restaurant.

Jamrock Grill opened on premises at Horley Cricket Club on February 1 and is offering its customers an authentic taste of the West Indies.

The business was previously run from Langley Green but was forced to close in November after outgrowing the premises.

Now head chef and owner Soumia Baker, 21, and her fiancé, barber Jack De Hoedt, 27 both of Mulberry Road, Langley Green have brought their restaurant to Horley by popular demand.

Miss Baker said: “We had lots of customers from Horley ordering from us [in the past] and they kept asking us to come to town after we had to shut.

“We tried to look at some premises and when Horley Cricket Club (HCC) came up and it was exactly what we pictured and…

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Taste the Islands Experience – April 26

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UPT gets a taste of Carribean with concert

The warm temperatures of the early part of this week are a fitting precursor for Thursday's Ewabo Caribbean Trio concert at the University of Pittsburgh …
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Taste of Africa event kicks off African American History Month – The Oakland Post

After Oakland had just come back to school from a three-day break courtesy of the polar vortex,  African music was playing over the speakers, and people filtered into the Taste of Africa event hosted by the Center for Multicultural Initiatives (CMI) on Feb. 1.

Food was served, and there were anything from collard greens, to candied yams to catfish to celebrate African culture and to kick off African American History Month. Coloring pages of prominent figures throughout African American history were spread out among the tables, which was a way to get the guests involved before the big show started.

If anyone needed help or had questions, the members of the CMI were clad in white T-shirts that had Africa on them, and they were ready to help. Omar Brown-El, the senior director for the CMI, said…

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VINE Members Experience Taste of African Cultures

A Taste of African Cultures in Performance featured song, dance, poetry and … The MSU African Student Association highlights several nationalities.
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