Program stirs up healthy eats

Oldways inspires blacks to cook more African cuisine

Posted: July 28, 2014 at 4:22 a.m.

Dietician Mandy Willing teaches a cooking class focusing on African foods and methods in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Sponsored by the Boston-based nonprofit Oldways, the class called "A Taste of African Heritage" concentrates on getting black Americans to adopt healthy cooking methods common in African culture.

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