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The Nose On 'High On The Hog' And Afro-Latinx Representation In 'In The Heights'

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Jessica B. Harris and Stephen Satterfield in 'High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America.'

It's a special, Juneteenth (observed)-observing, Thursday edition of The Nose.

First: The lack of Afro-Latinx actors in the movie version of In the Heights has caused some controversy. Lin-Manuel Miranda has apologized.

And: High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America is a four-part docuseries hosted by Stephen Satterfield. All four episodes hit Netflix on May 26.

Some other stuff that happened this week, give or take:


  • Rand Richards Cooper - A fiction writer, contributing editor at Commonweal, and the restaurant critic for the Hartford Courant
  • Shawn Murray - A stand-up comedian, writer, and the host of the Nobody Asked Shawn podcast

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Colin McEnroe and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.

Jonathan is a producer for ‘The Colin McEnroe Show.’ His work has been heard nationally on NPR and locally on Connecticut Public’s talk shows and news magazines. He’s as likely to host a podcast on minor league baseball as he is to cover a presidential debate almost by accident. Jonathan can be reached at jmcnicol@ctpublic.org.

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