About this Event
Adrian was a special assistant to President Clinton and the Deputy Director of the President’s Initiative for One America. The Initiative for One America was the first free-standing White House office in history to examine and focus on closing the opportunity gaps that exist for minorities in this country.
Adrian is also a culinary historian and a certified barbecue judge who has lectured around the country on such topics as Black Chefs in the White House.
He will talk about his second book The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, From the Washingtons to the Obamas, which was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Literary Work–Non-Fiction.” He will also speak about his upcoming 2021 book Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue, which celebrates the significant contributions that African Americans have made to barbecue culture in the United States.
Presented by Gwinnett County Public Library, this virtual author event takes place on Saturday, September 12 at 6:30 pm. To join us visit, https://www.gwinnettpl.org/authorspeaker/ and click on the event for the link. To receive our monthly author/speaker event email, simply write to firstname.lastname@example.org and request to be added to the distribution list.
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