Author Michael Twitty/Advocate Lia Jones


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Michael Twitty explores the links between food, cultural identity and ancestry in his award-winning book, The Cooking Gene, which documents his own genealogical search from the USA to Africa. A scholar on both Judaic and Afro-American culture and heritage, Twitty writes the food blog, Afroculinaria. After two decades working in hospitality and experiencing marginalization, Lia Jones founded Diversity in Food & Beverage to advocate for better diversity, equality and inclusion within the industry.
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