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Black Veganism. Animal Rights. Intersectionality. Feminism. Anti-Racism. Empowerment.
Black Veganism. Animal Rights. Intersectionality. Feminism. Anti-Racism. Empowerment.

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Sunday is Black Vegan News Roundup! Tracye McQuirter, MPH, was spotlighted in VegNews Magazine for their Black History Month celebration. Also, Black Girl Dangerous hosted a podcast about anti-racist veganism! Read more HERE: http://www.blackvegansrock.com/blog/2016/2/6/sunday-news-roundup

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In 2013, Cory Booker became the first U.S. black senator in the state of New Jersey. In 1992 he became vegetarian, and in 2014 he decided to become vegan. Read more HERE: http://www.blackvegansrock.com/blog/2016/1/22/feature-cory-booker

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Sea Sharp is an American poet of color who immigrated to England in 2012 as an alleged "refugee of Kansas." Sharp is a self-taught hula hoop dancer with tattoos, piercings, and semi-freeform locs. Read more HERE: http://www.blackvegansrock.com/blog/2016/1/22/feature-sea-sharp

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Ayo Maat, Ph.D. balances work or business with community involvement despite economic or disability issues. As a local and national community activist, educator, and organizer, she is the founder, President /CEO of BNICEH (‘be nicer,”), the Black Network In Children’s Emotional Health and IMPRUVE (Independent Movement of Paratransit Riders for Unity, Vehicles, Equality). Read more HERE: http://www.blackvegansrock.com/blog/2016/1/29/feature-dr-ayo-maat

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Jim Morris passed away in Venice, CA on January 28, 2016 at the age of 80. Throughout his career, Morris has been celebrated by the public for his vegan advocacy and commitment to social change.

He was a former Mr. USA and 15 year vegan before he died. He was vegetarian for 30 years and later transitioned to veganism. Read more HERE: http://www.blackvegansrock.com/blog/2016/2/2/feature-jim-morris

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Nana Amma S. Gyamfi is the CEO and Top Vegan African Chef of NAVGK (Nana Amma's Vegan Ghana Kitchen), a vegan Ghanian pop-up restaurant. Originally from New York City, Nana Amma has launched the only 100% vegan African menu worldwide. Read more HERE: http://www.blackvegansrock.com/blog/2016/1/29/feature-nana-amma-s-gyamfi

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Dexter Scott King, son of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, is a civil rights activist and chairman of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc. (the King Center in Atlanta, GA). Read more HERE: http://www.blackvegansrock.com/blog/2016/1/29/feature-dexter-scott-king

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Clarissa Bannor is a passionate Ghanian-American afropolitan who credits motherhood, "the big chop", and veganism for guiding her mission to curate a liberated life that weaves African culture, black consciousness, and a compassionate palate with everyday life & style. Read more HERE: http://www.blackvegansrock.com/blog/2016/1/23/feature-clarissa-bannor

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Afya Ibomu is a Holistic Nutritionist, author, the Vice President of RBGFITCLUB.com and has been plant based since 1990. Afya is certified in Holistic Health and holds a bachelor’s degree in nutrition. Her fourth book The Vegan Remix was released in 2015 and was named one of the best vegan cookbooks of 2015 by Vegetarian Times Magazine. Read more HERE: http://www.blackvegansrock.com/blog/2016/1/13/feature-afya-ibomu

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"Our entire family follows a vegan diet, beginning with my husband Londale Sr. followed by me in 1985, and our children Kamaal (29 yrs) and Londale Jr. (28 yrs) since birth. On our website, VeggieSoulFood.com, and in our latest cookbook, The Vegan System, we have 'cracked the code' and taken the mystery and confusion out of vegan living by providing tips and recipes that are not only healthy but also very hearty and reminiscent of my mother’s southern cooking and many popular mainstream dishes. " Read more HERE: http://www.blackvegansrock.com/blog/2016/1/13/feature-the-theus-family
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