Listening, Deconstructing and Reconstructing: Celebrating black vegans and centering their stories

Listening, Deconstructing and Reconstructing: Celebrating black vegans and centering their stories

Too often we see the┬ámainstream framing of black veganism or indigenous veganism as an assimilation into white veganism. Veganism is painted as a white person thing, when it isn’t and never has been. That is why creating spaces for the narratives of black vegans to grow and flourish is extremely important. I hope with this … Continue reading

Sustaining a grassroot movement to end animal research: Updates from No New Animal Lab & NYC Animal Defense League

Sustaining a grassroot movement to end animal research: Updates from No New Animal Lab & NYC Animal Defense League

In February 2015 we interviewed No New Animal Lab about their campaign to stop the expansion of┬áthe University of Washington’s research lab while pressuring the private construction firm, SKANSKA into terminating their contract with the university. U of W has been a long time animal research facility, using thousands of animals as research tools. Activists, … Continue reading