Rastafarians (“Rastas” for short) have been promoting vegan lifestyles for nearly a century. And their veganism is part of a broader belief in Black sovereignty, health, and ecological harmony.
Throughout history, Black women have been the glue in their communities. We provide physical and emotional support to families, friends, and strangers. And while we accomplish great things, we are being killed silently, because we do not practice proper self-care.