Kellie Bowman’s obsession with herbal remedies and health was handed down by her father Alfredo Darrington Bowman – known to the world as Dr. Sebi.
The herbalist became famous for claims that he had rid patients of infectious diseases like AIDS, sickle cell anemia and lupus through an alkaline diet. Though his practices were certainly controversial in the medical community, Dr. Sebi is remembered as a wellness pioneer who encouraged Black people to regain control over their health. Kellie, in particular, remembers that her father “got excited about herbs just like some men get excited about football.”
Dr. Sebi’s passion got …read more