Chandra Thomas Whitfield, Kaiser Health News

Chandra Thomas Whitfield, Kaiser Health News

Chandra Thomas Whitfield reports for KHN.

Seed Money: Black entrepreneurs hope pandemic gardening boom will grow healthier eating

By: - May 28, 2021

“Seed Money: Black Entrepreneurs Hope Pandemic Gardening Boom Will Grow Healthier Eating” originally appeared at DENVER — Ietef Vita had planned to spend most of 2020 on the road, promoting “Biomimicz,” the album the rapper had released on his #plantbasedrecords label in January. Vita, known to his fans as “DJ Cavem Moetavation” and “Chef […]

Black women find healing (but sometimes racism, too) in the outdoors

By: - January 17, 2021

It would be the last hike of the season, Jessica Newton had excitedly posted on her social media platforms. With mild weather forecast and Colorado’s breathtaking fall foliage as a backdrop, she was convinced an excursion at Beaver Ranch Park would be the quintessential way to close out months of warm-weather hikes with her “sister […]

Move to diversify yoga to heal racialized trauma part of Denver co-op’s mission

By: - July 30, 2020

DENVER — Beverly Grant spent years juggling many roles before yoga helped her restore her balance. When not doting over her three children, she hosted her public affairs talk radio show, attended community meetings or handed out cups of juice at her roving Mo’ Betta Green MarketPlace farmers market, which has brought local, fresh foods and produce […]