Friday Mar 25, 2022
“There is a Maroon Warrior in Me” with King Andre Henry
Andre Henry joins host Joquina Reed for the latest episode of Please Say Black. Andre shares the latest tea from his new book, All The White Friends I Couldn't Keep. Andre is an uncompromisingly powerful author, singer and songwriter. Listen to this robust conversation about the significance of embodying anti-racism practices in our closest relationships. Additionally, hold space with them as the two bare witness to the real impacts of anti-Blackness in everyday life. During this episode Andre cites the wonderful work of Blair Imani. Find out more about their work here and check out their latest book: Read This to Get Smarter: About Race, Class, Gender, Disability & More. Andre also mentions his song Delusional, Afropessimism and Nina Simone's song: You’ve Got to Learn . Lastly, spend some time learning more about the Maroon community and Black resistance in Jamaica and How Nonviolent Struggle Works. All the White Friends I Couldn’t Keep is available for purchase and digital download so consider purchasing Andre’s book today.
"When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him." - Bayard Rustin.
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