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Osayi Endolyn is a James Beard Award–winning writer with work in Time, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, Eater, Food & Wine, Condé Nast Traveler and the Oxford American. She appears in Chef’s Table and Ugly Delicious on Netflix, and is featured on NPR’s 1A, Splendid Table, and the Sporkful podcast for which she won a Webby. She is co-author of The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food with Marcus Samuelsson, and is writing a book about historic systemic racism in American restaurant and dining culture for Amistad/HarperCollins. 


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