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The little-known history of Annie Fisher and her famous beaten biscuits

Annie Fisher is a little-known Black caterer whose story was almost lost to history. Despite the barriers brought by the Jim Crow era, Fisher built a million-dollar empire with her famous beaten biscuits, which grew in popularity far beyond her hometown of Columbia, Missouri.

KCUR’s Mackenzie Martin shares her story.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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