Important Women in Black History Presentation & African-American Southern Cultural Dinner

The residents at Mariposa celebrated Black History Month with an African-American Southern Cultural Dinner and presented on important women in black history. The dinner had a special menu designed by the residents, featuring homemade southern food. There was a wide variety of dishes, including; ham, mashed potatoes & gravy, fried chicken, corn bread, macaroni & cheese, spinach & cheese, collard greens, rice, corn, and for dessert apple pie, banana cream pie, and peach cobbler.

The residents presented their projects on women who have strongly impacted our culture and are aknowledged in black history, these women included; Venus and Serena Williams, Coretta Scott King, Fannie Lou Hamer, Ruby Amanze, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Afeni Shakur, and Harriet Tubman.

We all enjoyed the food and learned about strong women in history.