Guest/Bio: This week we welcome our friend Drew Brown to discuss race, racism, and the current movement to create lasting change within the United States and North American at-large. Drew is a Canadian award winning singer-songwriter, producer, and activist. Drew performs and works with artists all over North America. As a way to help other artists and musicians he also started the Personic Creative Collective. It serves as a hub for creatives to grow, learn, and be resourced. It offers production, photography, and a community/support system to assist in launching their projects.
Guest Links: www.drewbrownmusic.com
Suggested Reading: How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi The Skin We’re In by Desmond Cole White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown The Trouble I’ve Seen by Dr. Drew Hart Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
Special Music: Hymns For the Architect (Drew Brown) Songs used on the podcast were: “Rising Rain” from the album, Solace From Solitude; “The Wilderness (The Long Lament, Pt. 1)” from the album, The Bright Sadness; and the singles: “You May Find a Light” and “Dust/Mercy.”
You can find Hymns For The Architect & Drew Brown’s music on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Apple Music, Spotify, iTunes, or anywhere good music can be found!
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