Chelsea Jackson is a yogi on a mission. When the Spelman College alum isn't teaching R&B singer Janelle Monáe how to "do that yoga," she's putting her Ph.D. from Emory college to great use through her yoga, literature and art camp for black and brown girls.
Why wouldn't you want to be around all this black excellence?
There is a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in most mainstream green groups and government agencies. While this is no revelation -- for decades it's been a hushed issue that's fractured the movement and kept minorities out of the green insider's club -- we now have empirical evidence of the industry's lingering racial divide.
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Many of pop culture's biggest names have their own remarkable origin story. A lucky break, a serendipitous career move, or
I have a dream that one day there will no longer be such a vast divide between "social consciousness" and "entertainment". Our world is too damaged to remain subscribed to traditional paradigms in entertainment.