HRN Hall of Fame: Jessica B. Harris

Photo by Kristy May

Nominated by: HRN OFFICE

Dr. Jessica B. Harris was a professor at Queens College, CUNY, for five decades and a founding member of The Southern Foodways Alliance. Her former HRN show My Welcome Table stands as a benchmark for food radio and a lodestar for how to tell stories about the cuisines and cultures of the African diaspora. She has also authored 12 cookbooks on the subject, and has acted as a consultant for Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Appearances on HRN:

My Welcome Table By Jessica B. Harris
Heritage Radio Network On Tour: The Good Food Awards 2019
Radio Cherry Bombe: The Legacy of Edna Lewis
A Taste Of The Past: African American History Through the Lens of Food NMAAHC
Evolutionaries: Jessica B. Harris
Special Feature: Classic Food Writers: What You Should be Reading Now
Special Feature: Episode 97 World Cup // Rio Food
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