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“An apple a day keeps the doctors away. That doesn’t just come from
nowhere,” said A. Breeze Harper, who holds a doctorate in geography.
It may be difficult to ignore the fries at Zinfandel cafeteria or fast
food joints, but in the lecture, “Creating Critical Consciousness
throughVeganism,” Harper elaborated on how the classification of one’s
identity could trigger certain eating habits.
She spoke of her recent research as one of the founders of “The Sistah
Vegan Project,” and demonstrated the many ways in which veganism is
represented by such a small percentage of people.
The movement concentrates on how veganism links to the history of
African Americans in colonial times and the lack of privileges there
were then. This history is then juxtaposed to today’s issues of black
HILLIS: Why being a vegetarian doesn’t make me better than you
Going Vegan, if Only for a Day, By MARK BITTMAN
Celebrate Vegan Day at Williams-Sonoma in Montclair: Part Two
Vegan MoFo: Celebrate Vegan Month Of Food
Going vegan to save the planet is unrealistic
"The head of the global livestock research centre (ILRI) in Kenya says
smallholder farmers will be essential in providing the animal protein
needed to feed nine billion people by 2050.
"Dr Jimmy Smith's comments are in response to calls for people to go
vegan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the impact of grazing."
Vegan Recommends Celebrate Vegan Month Of Food
Indian-American runner-up in Miss Vegetarian contest in US
"Following the crowning of Nina Davuluri as 2014 Miss America pageant
another Indian-American girl Teena Sukhwal was named Miss Vegetarian
runner-up in the Mr and Miss Vegetarian Pageant held in New York."
So you think you can vegan?
Butterball recruits men for turkey hotline; going vegan, just for a
day: Table Talk
The Regal Vegan: Fooling Jewish Grandmothers w/Faux Gras
5 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Mains That Aren't Tofurky
VEDGE TO DEBUT VEGAN CRONUT TONIGHT
The harvest festival: Time to reestablish a vegetarian diet
"A shift to vegetarianism is a way to be consistent with many values
and teachings related to the joyous festivals of Succot, Shemini
Atzeret, and Simchat Torah."
Wine Pairings for a Vegan Meal
"The more important question is whether you want a vegan wine, too.
Many people are not aware that wines may be clarified, or fined, with
products derived from animals. This process may use ingredients like
egg whites or isinglass (derived from fish bladders) to remove minute
particles from the wine. These fining agents are then removed, but
trace elements may remain, ruling out the wines for vegans."
Pro-Vegan Game ‘Run Cow Run’ has Over 1M Downloads
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