Valerie McGowan

Valerie McGowan is a Black female Christian vegan who writes at her blog of the same name. She is a Social Media Community Manager and co-creator of Woke Parents, a Facebook group committed to exposing children (especially those of color) to accurate facts of world history and current events. Favorite pastimes include reading everything, facilitating a social justice book club, and veganizing the soul food dishes she grew up on. She and her husband Marc are homeschooling parents who live with their son Julian, Farley the cat, and mischievous bunny, Chocolate Chip Brownie (Brownie for short) surrounded by the ancient redwoods of Northern California.