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 a privileged vegan

a privileged vegan

Welcome! I created this channel to talk about pro-intersectional justice, always making sure that humans and other animals are a part of that conversation. I also like to find cool activists and interview them about their work/ views/projects. Follow me on Facebook and say hi! xxx

What is a FOOD DESERT and why should VEGANS care?

In this video, I explain what a food desert is, how it creates health disparities in the U.S. and why vegans should care. To continue these discussions, join the Facebook group: A privileged vegan Learn more about food deserts! Watch this short film: Sources: A special thank you to Food is Power for putting an article with many excellent statistics: “Access to Affordable and Nutritious Food: Measuring and Understanding Food Deserts and Their Consequences.” United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service. 2009. Retrieved 3/15/2013 from Morland, K., Wing, S., et al. “Neighborhood characteristics associated with the location of food stores and food service places.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine. January 2002, vol. 22(1): p. 23-29. (3/05/11) Walsh, Bryan. “It’s Not Just Genetics.” Time. June 12, 2008.,9171,1813984,00.html (3/05/11) “Children and Diabetes.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2010. (3/05/11) “Diabetes Basics.” American Diabetes Association. (3/05/11) Curry, Andrew. “Bringing Healthy Fare to Big-City ‘Food Deserts.‘” Diabetes Forecast. December 2009. (4/17/11) “Heart Disease and African Americans.” The Office of Minority Heatlh. 2010. (3/05/11) “State & County QuickFacts.” U.S. Census Bureau. 2020.