Welcome to Season 2 of The Color of Us podcast! To start this season, we are incredibly honored to have spoken with Raj Tawney. Raj Tawney was born-and-raised in New York and is a proud multiracial American of Indian, Italian and Puerto Rican ancestry. Raj is a storyteller, and enjoys writing on identity, race, history, food, health, nature, entertainment, and current events shaping our culture. Beyond writing, he has hosted numerous live events, from introducing Alfred Hitchcock's "Shadow of a Doubt" at the Museum of Modern Art and to presenting "Pal Joey" with Frank Sinatra's granddaughter AJ Lambert. He’s also reported for Public Television, Zee TV, and Namaste America News. In this episode, Raj spoke on his new book, Colorful Palate, which explores his own cultural background and identity through the lens of food.