Black veganism. To some, this may sound like an oxymoron. Why? Well many people may assume that a black/African American vegan is actually very rare.
I was deeply saddened to hear about the recent passing of John Singleton. The “Boyz N the Hood” director died of a stroke at just 51-years-old.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD), also called chronic kidney failure or renal disease, is plaguing the African-American community. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, a black person is almost four times as likely as a white person to develop kidney failure. And even though the African-American community makes up about 13 percent of the population, it accounts for 35 percent of the people with kidney failure in the United States.
Fried chicken, macaroni and cheese and pecan pie. These used to be a few of my favorite foods and are the staple of a traditional soul food meal.
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