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Rosedale Day School 22h
Our had a fantastic time engaging with exhibits at the National Museum of African and American History & Culture.
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Mark Roberts 18h
Spent the day at the African American Museum. What an experience. Highly recommended.
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Smithsonian NMAAHC 19h
From north, south, east to west—African American culinary traditions reflect the long migratory history of African Americans across the United States. Many Thanksgiving dishes have African roots up from slavery. More :
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Smithsonian NMAAHC 24 Nov 16
In 1881, Abby Fisher authored one of the 1st African American cookbooks, "What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking."
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Outtahere Nov 22
Thank you, , for helping prepare part of my family’s feast! 🙏🏾 The apple cider braised collards, mac & cheese, and sweet potato pie just need to be warmed up tmrw! My mouth is already watering! 😋
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Will to Adorn 22h
Thanksgiving is all about family! Today, we're featuring family portraits and the styles that make them so memorable years later. This group photo was taken in Mississippi in the 1960s or '70s. From the collection of .
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What’s the secret to a good sweet potato pie? Learn more about how this dessert became a staple at African American tables for :
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AmericanIndianMuseum Nov 22
NEW on Smithsonian Voices: Everyone's history matters. The story deeply rooted in America’s curriculum reduces the Wampanoag Indians to supporting roles. The true history of Thanksgiving begins with the Indians.
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Smithsonian NMAAHC Nov 22
Today, a new generation of black chefs continues to contribute to the evolution of American cuisine. Culinary Ambassador to Sweet Home Café, Chef , is one. She offers a few tips for your spread:
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Smithsonian NMAAHC Nov 22
Today, a new generation of black chefs continues to contribute to the evolution of American cuisine. Culinary Ambassador to Sweet Home Café, Chef , is one. She offers a few tips for your spread:
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amhistorymuseum Nov 22
Who gets a seat at the table and who does not? Inclusion and exclusion in two political cartoons from American History
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Smithsonian NMAAHC Nov 22
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Sidedoor Podcast Nov 22
🍆🌽🌶 Food can be a powerful storytelling tool. The best chefs bind us to the past w/ their ingredients. & 's discuss the story-rich menus that put them in the spotlight:
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Smithsonian NMAAHC Nov 22
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Learn more about about the enslaved master chefs, Edith Fossett and Fanny Hern, who specialized in French cuisine at Monticello:
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Smithsonian NMAAHC Nov 22
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So glad you enjoyed your visit!
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Smithsonian NMAAHC Nov 22
During Jefferson’s presidency, Edith Hern was sent to the White House in Washington, D.C. to learn French cooking. When Jefferson retired, Hern became head chef at Monticello. She and seven of her children were sold upon Jefferson’s death. Her husband was freed.
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Smithsonian NMAAHC Nov 22
Some African American societies in the Lowcountry built drums to honor ancestors. Among the Ashanti, drums were beaten each year to call on their ancestors at the Festival of the Yam. They celebrated the 1st harvest while remembering those who lived before them.
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Will to Adorn Nov 22
With the holidays, people often take time for family photos. Over the next few days, we'll be posting family photos from collections around the Smithsonian and beyond. What will YOU wear for your next family picture? Photo of an unidentified mother & son via .
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