Host Capri Cafaro is joined by Donna Pierce, writer of the syndicated column "Black America Cooks" & author of a forthcoming book on Freda DeKnight, Ebony Magazine's first food editor. Cafaro also interviews Bruce Kraig, professor emeritus at Roosevelt University. Kraig speaks about Appalachian migration and its impact on Midwestern food.

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