Originally posted on The Sistah Vegan Project:
NOMINATE FOR THE 2015 VEGAN ANTI-RACIST CHANGE-MAKER OF THE YEAR
April 1, 2015.
Description of Award:
This year, the Sistah Vegan Conference is hosting the “Vegan Praxis of Black Lives Matter: Challenging Neoliberal Whiteness While Building Anti-Racist Solidarity Amongst Vegans of Color and Allies (Before, After, and Beyond Ferguson ).” It is scheduled for April 24-25, 2015 and will be online. We are proud to announce our new annual competition and award for the ANTI-RACIST CHANGE-MAKER OF THE YEAR.
Because the primary goal of the Sistah Vegan Project is to support Black cisgender women and transwomen, we require that the nominee identify as a Black woman (cisgender or transwoman) who practices veganism. Though their scholarship or activism need not be directly related to veganism or animal liberation, their work should be in continuum of the Black Lives Matter movement. The Black Lives Matter movement…
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