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Historian Dr. Jessica B. Harris explores the influence of traditional black cuisine on American dining alongside journalist Stephen Satterfield.
4 Episodes 2021 - 2021
Wed, May 26, 2021 59 mins
Stephen's journey begins in Benin, where he tours open-air markets abundant with yam and okra. Later, Stephen samples homemade fish and corn dishes.
Wed, May 26, 2021 47 mins
Stephen meets up with chef BJ Dennis in the Carolinas to discuss the legacy of rice in the area, as well as other chefs working to celebrate uniquely Black cuisines.
Wed, May 26, 2021 52 mins
Historical evidence reveals the early presidents' reliance on slaves to produce high-quality meals that became the envy of the fledgling nation's elite.
In Texas, Stephen samples brisket and Senegalese-style lamb alongside a troupe of Black cowboys.