"To me when I hear the word inclusion I hear people disappearing into somebody else's dream." - J Mase III
In this episode J Mase III shares first hand experiences of the dire effects that supremacy culture has on the black trans community. J Mase also talks about how the system of white supremacy consistently protects white innocence at all costs.
"J Mase III is a Black/trans/queer poet & educator based in Seattle, by way of Philly. He is the author of “If I Should Die Under the Knife, Tell my Kidney I was the Fiercest Poet Around”, as well as “And Then I Got Fired: One Transqueer’s Reflections on Grief, Unemployment, and Inappropriate Jokes about Death”.
As an educator, J Mase has worked with thousands of community members in the US, the UK, and Canada on the needs of LGBTQIA youth and adults in spaces such as K-12 schools, universities, faith communities, and restricted care facilities among others."