Vegans of Color

Because we don’t have the luxury of being single-issue

feeds, & a welcome! January 23, 2008

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Welcome to Royce Drake, the newest blogger here. His first post, about veg*n food in prisons, is below. Thanks for joining us, Royce!

And as always, if there are other vegans of color who want to post here, please get in touch.

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Vegan Prisons

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I’m at work right now, and decided to cruise the blogosphere, and stumbled across PETA’s Top 10 Most Vegetarian Friendly Prison’s List. Given that people of color make up at least 70% (as of 1998, I couldn’t find more recent data right away), I thought the list was relevant, but what does it mean for people of color? Notice how comments make it out to be a special privilege to have veg*n foods. Also I’d just like to point out that I’m biased into thinking there is something wrong with the list because I just don’t like PETA.