Sistah Vegan: Food, Identity, Health, and Society: Black Female Vegans Speak
Sistah Vegan is a unique gathering of reflections, poems, personal narratives, and critical essays from a diverse community of North American black-identified vegans who describe their many and varied motivations for deciding not to eat animal products. However, Sistah Vegan goes way beyond discussions of diet and lifestyle to examine veganism's intersection with race, nut...more
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I'm new to conscious, health eating as a young, black identified woman, so reading this book has been a plus. I do like the academics who are featured in the book (someone even quoted my...more
Hearing other black vegan women's perspectives on their lives as vegans has been refreshing, especially in light of the loud voices of middle-class white vegans.
Kudos to A. Breeze Harper for putting together this collection of opinions from women who identify as black and vegan. I loved that the women spoke out about their own opinions freely and strongly. The various voices in the essays did not agree with each other; each one was unique. I loved also the essays in poetry or rap format. Would love to hear the authors perform these as...more