Whitney French is a writer, storyteller and arts educator. Her writing has been published in Quill & Quire, Geist, and Descant Magazine, and anthologized in The Black Notes (2017) and The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry (2010). Whitney is the founder and co-editor of the nation-wide publication From the Root Zine, and the founder of the workshop series Writing While Black.
This is a roundtable discussion on diasporic anti-black racism in brown communities and vice versa an anti-brown sentiment in black communities. What does actual allyship look like between communities? Further, how does feminism and community building play a role in building this allyship? Moderated by Sharanpal Ruprai.