The Diversity Debate

The lack of diversity in books specifically has had a snowball effect since BookCon's lack of White, straight, male authors on a panel that could've easily contained people of the non-majority. Since then more statistics and essays and posts and cries for diversity have been provided in print, online, and spoken about at conferences (not just in private discussions). The "debate" of diversity is not going away and that's a good thing.

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I'd Like to Introduce: @MinoritiesinPub (MiP)!

My friend Bev and I take on a new venture: podcasting. I'd like to introduce you to Minorities in Publishing (MiP)!

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A Celebration of "Fried & True" at Ginny's Supperclub

Ginny's Supper Club hosted three NYC chefs, fried chicken, side dishes, and lots of love for Harlem and food with the release and celebration of "Fried & True: 50 Recipes for America's BEST Fried Chicken and Sides" published by Clarkson Potter.

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International Chocolate Awards (Americas)

I helped judge a round in the International Chocolate Awards Americas a couple weeks ago. The grand jury finalists were announced and will be setting off to compete on a larger stage. I have to say while I must keep mum on the details of judging, I had a great time and got a new respect for the act of truly tasting chocolate.

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CookOut NYC - June 8th Edition

CookOut NYC ended today and again served the masses with lots of food and drink and good music. The heatwave died down from Saturday and even with the heat there wasn't anything that could dampen the day.

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