From the Continent to the Americas: Foodways, Culture and Traditions in the African American Family

Thursday, February 25, 2021 • 4:00 PM-6:30 PM

During this interactive activity, guests will view the 20-minute documentary, “God Bless the Cook,” featuring Cordon Bleu-trained chef and LA Trade-Tech College professor, Chef Roslyn Spence. In the video, she introduces her greatest mentor and challenge: her 94 years old (now 96) mother, Edith Bell. Afterwards, join Chef Spence will lead participants through a cooking demonstration of a healthy and clean twist on collard greens and black eyed peas.  Watch or cook along.  For an ingredients list and preparation instructions, visit  Register in advance:


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