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Date(s) - 05/11/22
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Take a journey through Black-owned restaurants and historic sites Wednesday, May 11 at 7pm with Award-winning African American heritage tourism expert and former CNN reporter Kalin Thomas. During the free webinar Thomas explores how these places tell the story of how African American cuisine has shaped the culture and helped feed the civil rights movement. Thomas has been published in,,, Travel & Leisure, Essence, Upscale and Black Meetings and Tourism magazines. She is a member of the Baltimore Association of Black Journalists and a board member of the Small Museum Association and the Maryland Women’s Heritage Center. Dishing Up Black History is being presented with the Laurel Historical Society in Laurel, MD in connection with it’s current exhibit:  “What’s Cookin’ Laurel? Restaurants, Recipes and Community.” which runs through December 2022. The Laurel Museum is located at 817 Main Street, Laurel. Laurel Museum hours are Fri-Sun, 12-4pm.  To register for the webinar visit After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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