"I'd starve if I ate all the lies they fed"- India.Arie.

Beets & Sweets is the healthy version of politics, popular culture, and food. We aim to counter what society and the media feed to our community. We go beyond the notion of 'you are what you eat' to emphasize that we are what we CONSUME, not only with our mouths, but with our ears, eyes, minds, and spirits.

Each one, teach one to reach one.





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The Black Entrepreneur Trying to End Startup Racism Is Almost Out of Cash

"We might have to choose our fights, and decide that it’s not to be called black crowdfunding,” she says. “It could be called crowdfunding; it could be called successful crowdfunding. I don’t care. Something else other than black.”

Sweets: That last line breaks my heart. Support at least one black business, family. Our livelihood depends on us circulating black dollars within our OWN community. I pray that we collectively realize this before it is too late….

Howard Professor Sets Pharrell Straight on His 'New Black' Theory - Atlanta Blackstar

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African Pinups by MUTI

MUTI is a creative studio based in the city of Cape Town, South Africa.

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Watch "DADDY (inspired by Pharrell's "Happy") - dj LV (I…" on YouTube

For the wonderful fathers out there!

Sweets:  I just asked the Facebook team to add a filter option for the News Feed feature. I need a contributor’s check if they implement this.

Sweets: I just asked the Facebook team to add a filter option for the News Feed feature. I need a contributor’s check if they implement this.

Google is awesome. Happy 81st, Queen Makeba!

Google is awesome. Happy 81st, Queen Makeba!

Now watching: Saartjie Baartman’s Story

BrotherSpeak: Exploring the lives of black men

Today, The Post begins a three part video series that asks: What do you fear, love and dream of?

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