ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE)- Black history month brings more than just history of the struggles African Americans experienced. It also brings community events to help celebrate and create awareness.
Taste of Soul Week celebrates African American culinary arts, traditions, and promotes black owned restaurants in New Mexico.
There’s less than one week left of this celebration that offers free events and discounts at restaurants.
This celebration is all about food. Experience the contributions that African Americans have made towards the American cuisine.
In the final days of the celebration, Young Blacks of Albuquerque are hosting a mixer featuring the best eats, entertainment, and young professionals in the Duke City, this is a free event, but RSVP is required.
The 4th Annual Cotton Club Gala includes a top-tier entertainment and dining experience, tickets are only $35. This event is Saturday, Feb. 7 and doors open at 7:30.
On the last day of soul week, A Place at the Table Documentary Screening and Panel will be held at The Guild Cinema, starting at 2pm. Illuminating food-related issues and initiatives will be the topic of this event.
This screening’s purpose is to build awareness to the fact that New Mexico is first in the nation for hunger related issues.
There is a long list of eateries that are joining in on soul week with discounts on food at their restaurants.
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