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Vegan Wu-Tang Clan's GZA Calls Chitterlings and Soul Food 'the Slave Man's Diet'

Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA Says Soul Food Is ‘the Slave Man’s Diet’

GZA, aka "The Genius" of American hip-hop group the Wu-Tang Clan, recently recorded a video with NowThis, where he dove into the negative impact that traditional soul food has on health. "As Black people, a lot of...

How Prince Helped Chaka Khan Get Clean and Vegan

Funk legend Chaka Khan is 65, a vegan of nearly seven years, and "still looking forward to shit" since the release of her first album in 12 years, "Hello Happiness." In a recent interview with the...
’Invisible Vegan’ Is the Documentary African American Meat-Eaters Need to Watch

New Vegan Documentary Exposing Industry Impacts on African-American Diets Released Online

“The Invisible Vegan,” a new documentary that sheds light on the history of “unhealthy dietary patterns in the African-American community” and the emerging vegan movement, is now available to watch online. The independent film,...
Rapper Will.i.am Wants to Release Vegan Cookbook to Help Fans Get Healthy

Will.i.am Wants to Release Vegan Cookbook to Help Fans Get Healthy

Black Eyed Peas frontman and coach on "The Voice UK" Will.i.am says that he wants to release a vegan cookbook to help people get healthy. Though he has been vocal about the health benefits of...
Actor Kimberly Elise Urges African-American People to Go Vegan for Their Health

Actor Kimberly Elise Urges African-American People to Go Vegan

Vegan actor Kimberly Elise is urging African-American people to adopt a vegan lifestyle for their health. In a radio PSA created in partnership with animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals),...
Vegan Rapper Grey Inspired Jada-Pinkett Smith to Serve Vegan Food Over Thanksgiving

Jada Pinkett-Smith Served Vegan Food to Her Family This Thanksgiving

Prior to this year's Thanksgiving, actor Jada Pinkett-Smith revealed on Instagram she would serve up vegan dishes to her guests. Pinkett-Smith, whose A-List family includes husband and actor Will Smith, son Jaden Smith, and daughter Willow Smith,...
Vegan Rapper Styles P Says As a Person of Color He Relates to Mistreated Animals

Vegan Rapper Styles P Says As a Person of Color He Relates to Mistreated...

Vegan rapper, author, and entrepreneur David Styles, better known by his stage name Styles P, has teamed up with animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) to encourage others to go...
13 Vegan Athletes Who Swear By Plants

Vegan Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Receives Harvard W.E.B. Du Bois Award for His Impact...

Vegan civil rights activist and former San Francisco 49'ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was the recipient of the prestigious W.E.B. Du Bois Medal last Thursday at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at...
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This ‘Bad Ass Vegan’ Is Using the Power of Film to Bring Healthy Food...

Miami’s vegan event of the year, the Seed Food & Wine Week is fast approaching. For five days in November, over 200 vegan vendors, 40 celebrity chefs, and 30 plant-based experts, athletes, and influencers will mix...
Rapper Will.i.am Wants to Release Vegan Cookbook to Help Fans Get Healthy

Rapper Will.i.am Says His Vegan Diet Is a Big ‘Mistake’

In a recent Facebook video, vegan musician Will.i.am has revealed that his vegan diet was a "big mistake." At least, that's what it seems at first. In a video making the rounds on Facebook titled "Will.i.am: Vegan...
'What the Health' Doctor Milton Mills Says Humans Are Vegan And Aren’t Designed to Eat Meat

‘What the Health’ Doctor Milton Mills Says Humans Are Vegan And Aren’t Designed to...

Vegan doctor Milton Mills believes that humans were not designed to eat animals. Local Hawaiian news source The Maui News reports that the Washington, D.C.-based physician spoke before a crowd last Thursday at the J....
Jada Pinkett-Smith Shares Powerful Freestyle By Vegan Rapper Grey

Jada Pinkett-Smith Shares Vegan Musician Grey’s Freestyle Rap With Her 2.6 Mil Followers

Jada Pinkett-Smith, actor, entrepreneur, and spouse of actor Will Smith, took to social media on Monday to promote a thought-provoking video released by Grey, a vegan rapper and creator of the clothing brand Plant...
Nutritionist Tracye McQuirter Promotes Health and Social Justice in New Book ‘Ageless Vegan’

Nutritionist Tracye McQuirter Promotes Health and Social Justice in New Book ‘Ageless Vegan’

Over 30 years ago, vegan nutritionist and author Tracye McQuirter attended a speech that would change her life, The Huffington Post reports. As a sophomore of Massachusetts' Amherst College, she attended a speech delivered by Black...
Blackstreet Vegan Bakery Brings Social Justice and Cupcakes to Portland

Blackstreet Vegan Bakery Brings Social Justice and Cupcakes to Portland

A new vegan pop-up bakery Blackstreet Bakery has launched at the Mississippi Street Fair in Portland. The bakery describes itself as a "Black-led vegan pop-up bakery" and has a social justice mission: "to honor the history of Mississippi Avenue...
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Felisha From ‘Friday’ Brings New Vegan Jackfruit Cafe to Santa Monica

Vegan chef and former actor Angela Means Kaaya, perhaps best known for her role as Felisha in the 1995 cult hit film "Friday," has announced plans to re-open her plant-based Jackfruit Cafe at a new,...

New Web Series Breaks Stereotypes of Veganism in the Black Community

Connect TV has launched a new web series aiming to dispel the many stereotypes against the black community. Among the topics of the series' first episode, was veganism and how to tasty and easy...