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CURRENT EVENT | FEBRUARY 2, 2022

Regional African American Cuisine

Sweet Home Cafe, the restaurant at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, offers visitors an opportunity to taste the influence of Black Americans on foods from across the country. The restaurant’s regional serving stations help to correct the common misconception that Southern, soul food dishes represent all of African-American cuisine. Listen to hear guests discuss the foods they enjoy at the restaurant and learn the history of various dishes on the menu.

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Listening Comprehension Questions

  • What was one of Malala Yousafzai’s first experiences with the dangers of religious extremism?
  • After miraculously surviving her attack, what has Malala focused her work on?
  • What is the message that Malala is trying to send to those in power?
  • What does Malala want to do in the future?
  • What are the goals of Malala’s mission to support girls?

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  • What is your opinion on Malala’s message about the power of education?
  • Why do you think that ISIS might want to silence people like Malala?

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