Celebrate Juneteenth with 7 of our favorite recipes from African American cookbook and other celebrated authors

Dr. George Washington Carver’s sliced sweet potato pie.
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Celebrating Juneteenth? June 19, or “Juneteenth,” commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. We’ve compiled 7 favorite recipes from African American authors, including Rufus Estes, the first African American chef to publish a cookbook, Dr. George Washington Carver and Maya Angelou. Happy Juneteenth!