My Biracial Son Said, 'I Don't Like Black People'

I've started taking my boys to our new black church. Due to significant transitions in work and other factors, I'd lost consistent, ongoing healthy interactions with A LOT of the black folks in my life. After some time, this reality hit me hard. I started asking myself all the questions: NUMBER ONE: Where are my black people, for crying out loud? Why don’t I have more black friends whom I see on a regular basis? Why aren’t I reading more black authors? ...more
I find this rather problematic indeed.  Have you made attempts to introduce your children to ... more

Spring Sweets: Raw, Decadent, Vegan Chocolate Mousse “Then indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting o’er lost days. Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute; What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” Goethe   ...more

I agree with you completely. My wish is that within the next ... more

VegNews Photo Controversy Outrages Vegan Community

This week, QuarryGirl of launched into a rant against VegNews, a vegan magazine that has been using photos that contained meat and other non-vegan-friendly ingredients to illustrate vegan recipes. "Our conclusion, therefore, is that VegNews has serious editorial integrity issues, and cannot be trusted," QuarryGirl writes. QuarryGirl won an award from VegNews magazine in 2009 -- ironically, it was the "Scandal Breakers of the Year" honor -- and she decided to mail the award back to the magazine in protest. ...more

and certainly not in accordance to the philosophy behind veganism. I am not a 100% vegan, ... more