I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage To James Baldwin

byValerie Mason-JohnForeword byGeorge Elliott Clarke

January 31, 2020|
I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage To James Baldwin by Valerie Mason-John
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Social Justice Poetry Spoken-word poet Valerie Mason-John unsettles readers with potent images of ongoing trauma from slavery and colonization. Her narratives range from the beginnings of the African Diaspora to the story of a stowaway on the Windrush, from racism and sexism in Trump’s America to the wide impact of the Me Too movement. Stories of entrapment, sexual assault, addictive behaviours, and rave culture are told and contrasted to the strengthening and forthright voice of Yaata, Supreme Being. I Am Still Your Negro is truth that needs to be told, re-told, and remembered. I was your Negro Captured and sold I am still your negro Arrested and killed —from “I Am Still Your Negro”
Poet, author, and public speaker Valerie Mason-John (a.k.a. “Queenie”) highlights issues of the African Diaspora and the Black, female, Queer identity and resists the currently existing overt and covert forms of colonialism through her fierce and brave writing. She is the author of eight books. Her debut novel, Borrowed B...
Title:I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage To James BaldwinFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:120 pages, 9 X 5.25 X 0.3 inShipping dimensions:120 pages, 9 X 5.25 X 0.3 inPublished:January 31, 2020Publisher:The university of Alberta PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1772125105

ISBN - 13:9781772125108

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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