Meet Amahl

Meet Amahl

Musician Amahl Abdul-Khaliq – known professionally as AF THE NAYSAYER – is an up-and-coming voice in the electronic and instrumental hip-hop scene. AF, who’s New Orleans-based and Los Angeles-bred, cites g-funk producer DJ Battlecat and legendary...
Meet Shoshana

Meet Shoshana

Shoshana owns Brooklyn Rose Pastries and directs all operations (including events – like VOAA’s upcoming launch party April 9th and the fabulous VSPOT Market!!) at VSPOT Organic East Village and NYCC. Oh yes, and she is also their fabulous pastry chef!!...
Meet Aph

Meet Aph

Aph Ko is a writer, performer, vegan, independent digital media producer and one of our biggest inspirations at VOAA. Her piece “100 Black Vegans” resonated so much with people that it spawned the wildly popular new site; blackvegansrock.com. Afropunk took...
Meet Shanthony

Meet Shanthony

What’s been the easiest and most challenging things about going more veg? I am not 100% veg yet, but vegan food makes up 80% of my diet. I am the type of person who, if I tell myself I can not have something, I freak out and want it more. For that reason I focus...
Meet Kat

Meet Kat

What’s been the easiest and most challenging things about being vegan? The easiest thing has surprisingly been finding and making great vegan food! My parents always cooked a lot when I was younger, so I grew up eating really delicious food. My fear with going vegan...
Meet Tyisha

Meet Tyisha

What’s been the easiest and most challenging things about being vegan? The most challenging part about becoming vegan is the initial frustration that not everyone you love wants to go vegan with you! It takes time to adjust to family dinners and outings with...