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About the Author
Toni Tipton-Martin is a culinary journalist and community activist and the author of the James Beard Award–winning The Jemima Code and Jubilee, named a James Beard Award winner and Book of the Year by the IACP. Toni was also recognized with the 2020 Trailblazer Award by the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Her collection of more than three hundred African American cookbooks has been exhibited at the James Beard House, and she has twice been invited to the White House to participate in First Lady Michelle Obama’s programs to raise a healthier generation of kids. She is a founding member of the Southern Foodways Alliance and Foodways Texas.