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For decades McDonald’s has been a community hub and pathway into business for many Black Americans. But it’s also been a tool for those seeking to preserve segregation

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The civil rights icon's unusual pancake recipe — with peanut butter in the batter — offers a glimpse into her personal life and reveals the history of a southern food staple.

The civil rights icon's unusual pancake recipe -- with peanut butter in the batter -- offers a glimpse into her personal life and reveals the history of a southern food staple.

Ahead of a new series on race, culture, and food, we're repeating Other People's Food. We meet Joe McNeil, whose order at a segregated lunch counter in 1960 changed the way Americans eat forever.

Joe McNeil's order at a segregated lunch counter in 1960 changed the way Americans eat forever. We met him for lunch to discuss his historic protest -- and the finer points of apple pie.