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Aph Ko is a blogger, performer, vegan, and independent digital media producer. She has a B.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies, and an M.A. in Communication/Media Studies. She is known for writing the first article that listed 100 Black Vegans. Aph was named one of the top 10 indie creatives of 2014 by IndieWire, and she continues to push cultural boundaries through her work. Aph is committed to smart humor that merges digital media and social justice.

She was awarded the 2015 Anti-Racist Change Maker of the Year Award from the Sistah Vegan Project and the Pollination Project and she is the co-editor of the second Sistah Vegan anthology tentatively titled The Praxis of Justice in an Era of Black Lives Matter. Aph is currently the Associate Producer for the documentary film Always in Season by Jacqueline Olive which follows four communities in the U.S. grappling with the legacy of racial terrorism.

Aph is the founder of Aphro-ism, a digital space devoted to black vegan feminist critical analysis, as well as Black Vegans Rock which is a new digital project devoted to spotlighting individual Black vegans every day. Aphro-ism was recently nominated for the 2016 Bloggy Awards from VegNews Magazine,  and Black Vegans Rock recently won a 2016 Bloggy Award from VegNews Magazine.


Contact Aph at aphkoproductions@gmail.com for media inquiries, speaking requests, or consultation appointments. 


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  1. OMG! Aph! I just got that the banner on your FB page is a reference to MST3K!! Sweet!! P.S. This is Mike Nestor from BC whose partner Fireweed you met in the bathroom at the Intersectional Justice conference at the Whidbey Institute in March… and that’s the best I could do to describe myself – smh…😉

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