The Dream Dinner Coverage

Minden Press-Herald | Minden Relives The Dream

Minden and communities across the country are celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his fight for civil rights.

The local celebration began Saturday with “The Dream Dinner” at The Farm and continued Sunday with a commemorative service.

 

20×49 | Soul Food Scholar Adrian Miller to Make Stops in Shreveport…

Chef Hardette Harris of Minden followed Miller’s soul food odyssey on social media. He dined on her family’s purple-hull peas and her story is in his book. Now, she’s invited him to her chef’s table to celebrate the cuisine. Harris also hopes Saturday’s meal will begin to mend what she sees as a racial divide in her hometown.

“We can’t get the black community and the white community to come together and really gel and do activities together. I think both sides mean well, but for some reason it never sticks,” Harris said. “I don’t want this to be a town hall meeting. I don’t have a list of things I want us to discuss. I want us to learn how to be family — just sit down and share a meal.”

Red River Radio | Soul Food Expert Comes to …

Chef Hardette Harris of Minden followed Miller’s soul food odyssey on social media. He dined on her family’s purple-hull peas and her story is in his book. Now, she’s invited him to her chef’s table to celebrate the cuisine.

 

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