Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018

Source: Toyota / Afropunk

Afropunk 2018 is best known for its festival style and stellar performances. Toyota, one of the festivals top sponsors held a panel as a part of the overall Afropunk Brooklyn experience focusing on African Americans actively engaging and participating in sustainable living.

Friday (August 24), at Sweet Chick Brooklyn in Flatbush, Kerene Tayloe, policy director for Green For All led a panel featuring hip-hop artist Stic of Dead Prez, Yvonna Wright of Lomar Farms and self-proclaimed “Queen of Green,” Yoli. Topics touched on by the group included the emerging the green movement among people of color and building coalitions of green advocates during the brunch.

For more photos from the event, you can check out the gallery below.

Photo: Toyota/Afropunk

 

1. Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018

Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018 Source:Afro Punk

Kerene Tayloe, policy director for Green For All, a national organization working to ensure people of color and working families have a place and voice in the climate movement, lead a panel conversation with sustainability advocates and TGI coalition members, hip-hop artist Stic of Dead Prez, selfproclaimed “Queen of Green”, Yoli , as well as, Yvonna Wright of Lomar Farms. The group elevated conversations about the emerging green movement among people of color and the importance of building a coalition of green advocates in those communities at an intimate brunch near the festival. toyota,afro punk

2. Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018

Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018 Source:Afro Punk

Kerene Tayloe, policy director for Green For All, a national organization working to ensure people of color and working families have a place and voice in the climate movement, lead a panel conversation with sustainability advocates and TGI coalition members, hip-hop artist Stic of Dead Prez, selfproclaimed “Queen of Green”, Yoli , as well as, Yvonna Wright of Lomar Farms. The group elevated conversations about the emerging green movement among people of color and the importance of building a coalition of green advocates in those communities at an intimate brunch near the festival. toyota,afro punk

3. Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018

Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018 Source:Afro Punk

Kerene Tayloe, policy director for Green For All, a national organization working to ensure people of color and working families have a place and voice in the climate movement, lead a panel conversation with sustainability advocates and TGI coalition members, hip-hop artist Stic of Dead Prez, selfproclaimed “Queen of Green”, Yoli , as well as, Yvonna Wright of Lomar Farms. The group elevated conversations about the emerging green movement among people of color and the importance of building a coalition of green advocates in those communities at an intimate brunch near the festival. toyota,afro punk

4. Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018

Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018 Source:Afro Punk

Kerene Tayloe, policy director for Green For All, a national organization working to ensure people of color and working families have a place and voice in the climate movement, lead a panel conversation with sustainability advocates and TGI coalition members, hip-hop artist Stic of Dead Prez, selfproclaimed “Queen of Green”, Yoli , as well as, Yvonna Wright of Lomar Farms. The group elevated conversations about the emerging green movement among people of color and the importance of building a coalition of green advocates in those communities at an intimate brunch near the festival. toyota,afro punk

5. Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018

Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018 Source:Afro Punk

Stic from Dead Prez.

6. Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018

Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018 Source:Afro Punk

Yvonna Wright, Yoli, and Stic from Dead Prez.

7. Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018

Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018 Source:Afro Punk

Yoli sharing wisdom.

8. Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018

Toyota Presented Green Is The New Black at Afropunk 2018 Source:Afro Punk

Yvonna Wright, Stic from Dead Prez and Yoli.

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