Memory, Hope and Resistance

February 25, 2024

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Cliveden of the National Trust

Memory, Hope and Resistance: presented by Les Dames d’Escoffier

Chef Angela Johnson has curated a program for Black History Month: Memory, Hope and Resistance celebrating the voices of the formerly enslaved with readings from “To Address you as my Friend.” There will be a ceremony honoring the ancestors conducted by Desi Brittingham, Yoruba Priest of Yemoja. Readings done by Elijah Pringle, Lisa Amos, and Phillip Brown. Discussion afterwards with lunch provided by Chef Tanesha Trippett and Chef Mona Wilson. 

Memory, Hope and Resistance will be held in the Cliveden Carriage House, 98 E. Cliveden Street, 19119. This is a ticketed event, $30 per person. To register visit