As promised in my previous entry, I am excited to say more about Aph Ko‘s new project, Black Vegans Rock. The stated goals include:
- Change the mainstream narrative surrounding veganism
- Spotlight black vegans who are doing incredible work everyday
- Stop deconstructing white uncritical spaces, and start (re)constructing more black progressive spaces
I was honored when Aph invited me to join the advisory board, which includes Dr. A. Breeze Harper whose work with Sistah Vegan Project I’ve followed for years, and Christopher-Sebastian McJetters whose writing for Vegan Publishers and elsewhere I also greatly admire. We represent a diverse group of perspectives, experiences, and professions, and seek to highlight that diversity in the black vegan community.
[Image: Black Vegans Rock poster. Logo designed by EastRand Studios.]
The site will formally launch in January. If you are a black vegan and want your work featured, please see the above poster or the post on Aphro-ism for submission guidelines.
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