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The Cultural Roots of Mexican Cuisine

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Southwest Regional Library

Join in a discovery of the cultural roots of Mexican cuisine as Marco Polo Hernandez Cuevas, Professor of Afro-Latina Studies at North Carolina Central University, speaks on the transatlantic trek of rice and the role it plays in New World cooking. Hernandez-Cuevas is the author of The Afro-Mexican Ancestors and the Nation They Constructed, as well as Africa in Mexico: a Repudiated Heritage.