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The scales of justice have once again tipped in the favor of organized authority…

This past weekend I said, “bon voyage” to one of my closest friends who will be traveling to Brazil for a year. As we sat around her table and ate breakfast, we engaged in a discussion — who is there to police the police? And importantly, how do we create a national dialogue about it? How do we create unity when the issue (on the surface) is so divisive? How can ALL communities, not only those that are privileged, stand up for their rights, be portrayed accurately in the media, and make real change?

The conversation was a blessing. And while we cannot do everything all at once all by ourselves. We can do something, anything, today, in solidarity. So, with that I give you a step, a potential step, towards standing for justice:

THIS SATURDAY, December 13th, they’ll be a a National March Against Police Brutality in Washington DC. If your means allow it, come out, stand up, and help protect the rights of humanity. As WEB DuBois said, “a system cannot fail those it was never meant to protect.” Well, it’s time to create a new system, a system meant to protect ALL people.


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Tiffany M. Griffin is the woman behind Como Water, Washington DC’s premiere veg-centric cuisine consulting company. Through cooking classes, demonstrations, catering, and consultations, Como Water gives people the opportunity to learn how to prepare veg-centric cuisine that boasts maximum flavor, with minimal effort. Tiffany is quickly becoming a go-to expert on the future of veg-centric cuisine, and is a regular contributor to Como Water, the blog, as well as to vegetarian and vegan sites across the Internet. For over a decade, this self-taught, entrepreneurial expert has developed a set of tried and true techniques for making simple, delicious, and sometimes decadent veg-centric dishes. Featured on the Steve Harvey Show and other leading media outlets, Tiffany was born and raised in Springfield, MA. She then earned Bachelors degrees in Psychology and Communications from Boston College and a PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan. She now resides in Washington DC, where she has worked in the US Senate and at a federal agency on issues around health, food, nutrition, and international food aid/development, and of course, as the owner of Como Water. Tiffany gets culinary inspiration from the food she grew up eating, and from her travels throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Western Europe, and Sub-Saharan Africa. She is dedicated to sharing her wealth of knowledge on veg-centric cuisine with others and to help others live by her mantra—love life, live long, and eat veg-centric cuisine!

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