Although I strive to get things right, I am human and I make mistakes. Below are the corrections that I know of for Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue.
Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue
Page 41–Per Mr. Conyers request:
Original text: “Howard Conyers, a NASA rocket scientist and South Carolina whole-hog barbecue expert, is also exploring the maroon connection to barbecue.”
Revised to: “Howard Conyers, a NASA rocket scientist and South Carolina pit-cooked, whole-hog barbecue expert, is also exploring barbecue connections across the southern United States.”
Page 59, Juneteenth’s effective date as a state law should be 1980, not 1979.
Page 123–It should be “James Jones” instead of “Harold Jones.”
Page 228–Robb Walsh writes for the Houston Press, not the Houston Chronicle.
Page 231–The correct name is John “Big Daddy” Bishop.
Page 265–in the Acknowledgements, it should be “Peter Gibbins” not “Peter Gibbons,” and “Dave Mekeel,” not “Dave Meekel.”
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