Average Black Girl - Shared screen with speaker view
Aliah Mestrovich Seay
Feel free to use the chat if you’d like and Aliah will field questions and comments. You can also participate orally. Whatever is most comfortable for you.
My intension: I love to hear the joys of the human experience!
Amen on asking people what they need as opposed to thinking we know!
Dr. April Warren-Grice
It’s a must Debra. We can’t assume anything.
It's been my mantra, April. Thank you!
Shaun's words 'young people stuck in their traumas' resonates with me and the work I do with K-State students. Of course, I have seen myself in that statement different times in my life as well. Thanks Shaun.
Check out Lyla June, Supaman, Frank Waln Indigenous Hip Hop Emcees and Poets.
Our Indigenous comic group, the 1491s, do a little hiphop, too!
We fear what we don't understand.
That's a great example of bringing youth and community together.
Word. I’ve heard of 1491s.
One the best books ever! Color Purple!
Everyone I have enjoyed the time that I was able to spend in this conversation. Nice to meet everyone. Thank you!
I will send the website link to Genesis so you can watch the rest!
And why is there no Merit Badge?
Good observation, Mary Kay!!!
I have some of your poetry, Shaun! Brilliant!
Thank you Dr. Bolton. If anyone would like me to email them a copy of my finished poetry project, I can send you a copy.
Shaun, I'd love a copy of your book/project! You are gifted!
If you're interested the the experiences of African Americans in song/poetry, check out the Giddens Sisters' album "I know I've been changed" especially the poems/songs: Mamma and When Billie Sings - sublime!
Plum Bun by Jessie Redmon Faucett and Gorilla, my Love by Toni Cade Bambera
Check out discussions regarding the Pepsi commercial featuring Kendall Jenner. A lot of folks were upset, a lot of folks were content. Explore all sides.
Great job, Jill. I wish you could let the ND team know your thoughts, too.
Would have loved to hear Shaun's poetry!