The nation of South Africa is currently experiencing rolling blackouts due to the strain on the electrical grid. Eskom produces 95% of South Africa’s electricity. They use an old antiquated coal-fire system.
Climate change is real and it is expressed through the art of Nigerian artist Fred Martins. Mr. Martins is a graphic, visual and surreal artist. His art is created to create positive change upon society.
The world’s largest plant-based chain distributes Atlas Monroe’s “Cult Favorite” Fried Chicken to the world. Deborah Torres, a Black woman, is CEO of Atlas Monroe and she also turned down Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban’s offer for a percentage of her company. Now she has gone international. She told VegNews, “This is also especially newsworthy in the vegan community because we are the first Black and woman-owned company to be carried at an international all-vegan chain and we couldn’t be prouder of how far we have come.”Black Girl Magic!
A little Black History Month Fact. Remember as a child, in the wintertime, when you got sick and your Mother used to soak a sock in Vicks and put it around your neck, kiss you goodnight and you would wakeup relieved of sickness?
Well in 1880, a brother named Lunsford Richardson, from Selma North Carolina, invented a remedy we now call Vick’s VapoRub. He invented it one day when three of his children became sick. The actual name came from his brother-in-law Joshua “Vick”. He thought Vick was more fly than his own name.
More than 40 percent of non-Hispanic African American men and women have high blood pressure, and roughly 42 percent of Black men age 20 and older have it as well.
In 1998, Dr. Grim the director of the hypertension research center at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in LA, proposed that high rates of hypertension among African Americans could have arisen from the Middle Passage of slaves that lasted about 200 years.
The hypothesis states that Blacks who made it through the middle passage were those able to retain salt. I believe there are other factors like adequate medical facilities / … more
In St.Kitts, Ras Tambora manages an organic farm, a purely organic and natural farm influenced by spirituality. The undertaking started about 15 years ago.
The name of the farm is Gideon Force Organic Farm in Verchilds, St. Kitts.
Think Garden of Eating or Garden of Eden. 🙂