Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Read this blog

I just wanted to share this post from sistah vegan's blog. Veganism and critical consciousness about race issues in the US are often very divorced from one another, and they really shouldn't be. Veganism isn’t just a bleeding-heart white-girl-of-privilege issue, and Breeze identifies several important reasons that people tend to think of it as such.

For example:
(4) Telling me you fight to release animals from cages as priority and have no interest in seeking solidarity against the prison industrial complex, “Because animals can’t chose to be imprisoned, but people can make the choice about being in prison by simply not committing crimes”, leaves me speechless.

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