Sunday News Roundup

Aph Ko and Christopher Sebastian McJetters Interviewed by ARZone

In preparation for the UK's first ever Pro-Intersectional vegan conference, ARZone (hosted by Carolyn Bailey and Dr. Roger Yates) is featuring a series of interviews with activists who will speaking at the conference. The series asks activists what intersectionality means to them. To listen to Sebastian's interview, click HERE. To listen to Aph's interview, click HERE

Black Vegans at Animal Rights Conference 2016

The Animal Rights Conference recently took place in Los Angeles, CA. Check out David Carter's photo featuring some prominent vegans of color who attended. 

VegNews Vegan Cruise Giveaway 

To celebrate reaching 500k likes on Facebook, VegNews is giving away a vegan cruise for two! Read more HERE

Williams Sisters Win Wimbledon Doubles Final

The Williams sisters won their 6th Wimbledon Doubles Title. Some folks don't know that Venus Williams is actually a raw vegan. McCarton Ackerman writes:

"Competing in only their third tournament together since the 2014 US Open, Venus and Serena rallied from a break down by going on a four-game run to capture the opening set."

'A Privileged Vegan' Features Samantha Bailey

Samantha Bailey talks about how she worked with her community to create an African-centered vegan homeschool out of her living room in Brooklyn.

Sistah Vegan Anthology Volume II--Call For Papers

Dr. Breeze Harper will be organizing and editing a sequel to Sistah Vegan! She is seeking Black identified vegan women who employ tenets of ahimsa-based veganism through intersectional justice. She is accepting critical essays, poems, or narratives of no more than 6000 words. Read more about the guidelines and deadlines HERE

New Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant Opens up In Louisville, KY

NOLAFARE is a new vegan, organic, gluten-free, soy-free restaurant founded by Adriena Dame and Julia Crittendon. Check it out HERE.