As a preview for tomorrow's event, catch our Co-Founder @charesej and our event emcee @carlaphall talking about the importance of Dinner 1865 on @abc7dc's @abc7gmw. Tune in on Channel 8 in DC between 9:15-9:30 this morning to catch it! Also check our IG story today for behind the scene coverage from the segment with our publicist @whitneystringerpr!
Are you familiar with the Uncle Nearest story? Nathan 'Nearest' Green was an enslaved man who taught Jack Daniels how to make whiskey, a story long kept secret until the 1960s and until @fawn.weaver researched the story and introduced the masses to the man Uncle Nearest and now the premium #whiskey@unclenearest [ #swipeleft] 🥃 #2 Nathan Green's son George is seated to the left of Jack Daniels 🥃 #3-5 Read the story at unclenearest.com | the painting is by artist @raybonillapainter b/c there are no known photographs of Uncle Nearest 🥃 #6 Fawn Weaver
@dinner1865 VIP guests will be treated to our other special guest Uncle Nearest 1856
We are proud to keep this story alive. It embodies the #Juneteenth spirit of #freedom and #enterprise#cheers 🥃
Can't make it to @dinner1865@eatOkraTheApp enables you to locate any one of over 800 #blackowned restaurants and food establishments nationwide
It is an #ios and #android#app
You can have a #freedomdinner all year long if you #travel or just want to meet someone for #coffee or #takeout from places that don't charge for plastic utensils.
They are black-owned and operated. You can add your restaurant or food event to the app. Download the app. It's free.