I am Still Your Negro : An Homage to James Baldwin Paperback / softback
Part of the Robert Kroetsch Series series
Social Justice PoetrySpoken-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 NegroCaptured and sold I am still your negroArrested and killed-from "I Am Still Your Negro"
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 120 pages
- Publisher: University of Alberta Press
- Publication Date: 31/01/2020
- Category: Poetry
- ISBN: 9781772125108