Norma Moore, co-owner of Durham’s acclaimed Saltbox Seafood Joint and wife of chef Ricky Moore talks about how an IT engineer turned reluctant businesswoman grew to love the restaurant business. Having met her husband while both were serving in the U.S. Army, he traces how the triumphs and challenges of entrepreneurship gave her strength as she and her Culinary Institute of America-trained husband created a signature restaurant and launched a cookbook.
The year 2020 marks the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment and the culmination of the women’s suffrage movement guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. This year’s theme for the African American Lecture Series is “The Year of the Woman – She Changed the World” and will highlight struggles and accomplishments from women in artistic, cultural, and educational advancement.
Presenters will include visual artists, educators, historians, reenactors, storytellers, singers, dramatists, and dancers.