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This Vegan Ice Cream Brand Shows Why Social Justice IS Food Justice

This Vegan Ice Cream Brand Shows Why Social Justice IS Food Justice

In December 2009, married couple Kai Nortey and Nee-Neuh Nortey went on a trip to Ghana that changed their lives: It inspired them to start kubé, a vegan, raw coconut cream-based ice cream business. “We...
Lewis Hamilton Gave the Black Power Salute After Winning in Styria

Lewis Hamilton Gave the Black Power Salute After Winning in Styria

Vegan driver Lewis Hamilton just won the Styrian Grand Prix and raised his fist in a Black Power salute. The six-time Formula One champion gave the salute twice on Sunday. First, as he was exiting...
5 Ways to Help Make the Vegan Movement More Racially Equitable

5 Ways to Help Make the Vegan Movement More Racially Equitable

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, countless individuals, politicians, companies, and nonprofits have taken to social media—many for the first time—to express solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement and protestors fighting structural racism, racial...
Billie Eilish Explains to 63 Million Fans Why ‘All Lives Matter’ is Racist

Billie Eilish Explains to 63 Million Fans Why ‘All Lives Matter’ Is Racist

Vegan musician Billie Eilish has addressed the problematic phrase "all lives matter" on Instagram. She also expressed her support for the Black Lives Matter movement. The Grammy Award-winning artist explained to her 63 million followers...
Lewis Hamilton Calls For Fans to Speak Out Against Racism

Lewis Hamilton Calls for Fans to Speak Out Against Racism

(Updated June 10, 2020) | Vegan six-time Formula One Champion race car driver Lewis Hamilton has called for fans to speak out against racism. He also shared his support of protestors and the Black...
New Legislation Protects Domestic Violence Survivors and Their Pets

New Legislation Protects Domestic Violence Survivors and Their Pets

The Pets and Women Safety (PAWS) Act was signed into law earlier this month as part of the 2018 Farm Bill. The new law expands upon existing protections for domestic violence survivors to include...
Vegan Celeb Miley Cyrus Releases 'Nothing Breaks Like a Heart' With Vegetarian DJ Mark Ronson

Vegan Star Miley Cyrus Releases Politically Charged Hit Song With Veggie DJ Mark Ronson

Vegan singer-songwriter Miley Cyrus has released the video for her latest single, and it's rife with imagery exploring social movements, politics, and current controversies. The song, "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart," is Cyrus's first collaboration...
Vegan-Friendly Shoe Brand TOMS Donates $5 Million to End Gun Violence in Schools

Vegan-Friendly Shoe Brand Donates $5 Million to End Gun Violence in Schools

Vegan-friendly shoe company TOMS has always strived to do more, aligning its business with causes it is passionate about and working to create meaningful changes in the world. Its most recent endeavor sees the shoe...
Vegan Celebrity Ariana Grande Named Billboard's 2018 Woman of the Year

Vegan Celebrity Ariana Grande Named Billboard’s 2018 Woman of the Year

Vegan celebrity Ariana Grande was named the "2018 Woman of the Year" by leading American entertainment news platform, Billboard. “Ariana Grande is a star on her own terms, never bending to any particular musical trend...
People of Color and Poor Americans Are More Likely to Care About Climate Change, Study Says

People of Color and Poor Americans Are More Likely to Care About Climate Change,...

According to a recent study, people of color and low-income Americans are more likely than white people to be concerned about climate change. The study, published last month in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy...
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...

Dallas-Based Radix Foods Makes Vegan Cheese With Cashews and Social Justice

Dallas-based Radix Foods is a female-owned, plant-based food operation making vegan cheese with cashews and a concern for social justice. The company, which celebrated its one-year anniversary this month, is co-owned by Julianna Bradley and Whitney...
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...

Whole Foods Launches Rubicon Bakers’ Vegan Chocolate Blackout Cake

Rubicon Bakers, a California-based social justice-driven bakery, is bringing its vegan Chocolate Blackout Cake products to market. The new range is now available at select locations of Whole Foods Market, Safeway, Sprouts, and Natural...
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...
Ben & Jerry's Urged to Create Vegan Ice Cream Flavor for NFL’s Colin Kaepernick

Ben & Jerry’s Urged to Create Vegan Ice Cream Flavor for NFL’s Colin Kaepernick

Fans of outspoken NFL quarterback and vegan Colin Kaepernick are requesting a new flavor of Ben & Jerry's dairy-free ice cream be launched in his honor. Kaepernick famously refused to stand during the National Anthem...
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...

Vegan Former VP of Citibank Philip Wollen Says Animal Rights Is the World’s Greatest...

Australian philanthropist, animal rights activist, and Citibank’s former vice president, Philip Wollen has shared a powerful message on the Kindness Production YouTube channel, wherein he urges the public to go vegan, and imparts his...

Teen Social Activist Vegan Summer Camp Launches Adult Program

The Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp is a “social justice leadership camp for teen activists,” that has been running since 2009. The organisation teaches and inspires young people who want to change the world,...

Feminist Porn Director Claims Veganism Aligns With Her Ethical Beliefs

Feminist adult filmmaker, Erika Lust, has taken to Instagram to announce her decision to go vegan this 2018. Lust, who directors pornographic films for people ‘who don't think that sex always has to be...