21 minutes | Mar 12, 2020

Geno Lee

Geno Lee is the fourth-generation owner of the Big Apple Inn, an institution in Jackson’s Farish Street District. A purveyor of tamales, smokes and pig ear sandwiches, the restaurant has been a fixture in African American culture in the city. The Southern Foodways Alliance calls Lee the “great-grandson of a Mexican immigrant, son of a Freedom Rider and believer in Farish Street.” In this episode: Big Apple Inn | MS Civil Rights Museum | Jxn.MS
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