*There are many “green” household cleaning products on the market now to reduce, in green speak, your carbon footprint.  But, even with the onset of awareness in the United  States the abuse of toxins and chemicals in our society may not save the lives of future generations.

The New York Times reported that a 50 year-old white woman’s chances of developing breast cancer has increased from “1% in 1975 to 12% today.”  The even more interesting statistic would’ve been to offer the 50-year old black woman’s cancer rates.  Black women have been a staple in the kitchens of America for some time.  (more…)