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Cracking the Code: Toni Tipton Martin

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Toni Tipton Martin uncovered a truth as a cub food reporter for the LOS ANGELES TIMES. After years of research, she can now authoritatively state with the force of a thousand voices from the past behind her: “African American women are competent, proficient and innovative in the field of cooking, and they have ownership of many recipes and techniques beyond a few soul food recipes of the 1960s.”

Texas Strong or Bust!

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Many of us remember where we were, who we were with, and how we felt on the remarkable day when Barack Obama won the election to become President of the United States. Although others cried out and obstinately declared they would leave the country in protest, fair-minded individuals regardless of who they voted for confidently acknowledged the noteworthy event.