Senator Alex Padilla’s First Year | Allensworth: California’s Uniquely Black Town | Celebrity Chef Martin Yan’s Donation to UC Davis
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Sen. Alex Padilla, D- Calif., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022 in Washington.
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Sen. Alex Padilla’s first year in office and reelection campaign. The history of Allensworth, California’s first community, founded, financed and governed by African Americans. Celebrity chef Martin Yan donates a culinary archive to UC Davis.
- Senator Alex Padilla discusses an array of topics, including federal funding for water infrastructure and wildfire prevention, efforts to get President Biden’s stalled agenda through the Senate, and looking ahead to his campaign for his first full term in Congress.
- Fresno State Emeritus Professor of Africana Studies, Robert Mikell, shares the history of the Central Valley town of Allensworth, California’s first community founded, financed and governed by African Americans.
- World-renowned celebrity chef Chef Martin Yan talks about his donation of 3,000 cookbooks, his first wok, and thousands of photographs from his world travels to UC Davis, his alma mater.