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Meet The Barbecue King Of Kansas City

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Henry Perry, the so-called “Barbecue King,” grew his business in Kansas City, Missouri.

From member station KCUR, Mackenzie Martin brings us the story of how the Black entrepreneur created an American institution in the early 1900s.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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