Common, Joy Bryant, Andre 3000 and more black celebs who are vegan

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Angela Simmons“I went on PETA.org one day and at the time I wasn’t a vegetarian yet, and I was making the whole transition. I’m a vegetarian now. I want to open people’s eyes up and I want people to check it out. I want to help raise money. I want do things. I want to help. My uncle, Russell Simmons has been a vegen for a really long time. When I was younger, he was vegan and I kind of paid attention here and there. He let me watch a video that kind of threw me off and was like, ‘I don’t want to eat any meat.’ At first I was really afraid of doing it because I’m like ‘protein, I’m not going to feel good. I’m going to feel weak.’ There’s protein in a lot things and I’m happy with it. I feel lighter. It’s a good feeling.”

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