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Does the mainstream vegan movement have a race problem? Show more Show less
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In influencer circles advocating for a vegan lifestyle, some have suggested the group is not representative of the larger world. And beyond that may even be racist. Is this the case? Or is vegan advocacy a safe space for all?

White supremacy is embedded in mainstream veganism Show more Show less

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White vegans act as saviours, as opposed to allies

Saviourism de-centers non-human animals and centers the voices of humans. Their focus on certian animals erases the struggles of others and means that humans are choosing who's struggle (voice) should count. This in itself can be rooted in speciesist, ableist and patriarchal thinking and practice.
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