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Black earth wisdom : soulful conversations with Black environmentalists / edited by Leah Penniman.

Penniman, Leah, (editor.). Chilton, Karen, (narrator.). Edwards, Janina, (narrator.). Quinn, Bill Andrew, (narrator.). Woodson, Landon, (narrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063160941
  • ISBN: 0063160943
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (720 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Retail edition].
  • Publisher: [United States] : Harper Collins Publishers, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
PDF on disc 10
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / Dr. Ross Gay -- A Watatic childhood : an introduction / Leah Penniman -- These roots run deep : a prayer of homage to our earth-listening Black elders -- It is time for a new covenant : a conversation with Awise Agbaye Wande Abimbola, Yeye Luisah Teish, and Awo Enroue Onigbonna Sangofemi Halfkenny -- All that breathes gives praise : a conversation with Ibrahim Abdul-Matin and Chris Bolden-Newsome -- Queer earth biomimicry : a conversation with Toi Scott and adrienne maree brown -- Reading the sky : a conversation with Dr. Lauret Edith Savoy, Rue Mapp, and Audrey Peterman -- So we walk : a conversation with T. Morgan Dixon, Teresa Baker, and James Edward Mills -- Each one teach one : a conversation with Angelou Ezeilo, Dr. J. Drew Lanham, and Dillon Bernard -- A home in this rock : a conversation with Dr. Carolyn Finney, Latria Graham, and Savi Horne, Esq. -- Rooted in the earth : a conversation with Greg Watson and Pandora Thomas -- Oldways : a conversation with Dr. Claudia J. Ford and Dr. Leni Sorensen -- Hope is a seed : a conversation with Aleya Fraser and Ira Wallace -- I can't breathe : a conversation with Sharon Lavigne and Dr. Dorceta Taylor -- One blue planet : a conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Chris Hill, JD -- Rising waters : a conversation with Queen Quet and Colette Pichon Battle, Esq. -- The earth's song : a conversation with B. Anderson, Toshi Reagon, and Yonnette Fleming -- Climate griots : a conversation with Kendra Pierre-Louis and Steve Curwood -- A witness people : a conversation with Alice Walker and Dr. Joshua Bennett -- Exegesis : a conversation between the author and the earth -- Mama nature told me / Naima Penniman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Karen Chilton, Janina Edwards, Bill Andrew Quinn, Landon Woodson.
Summary, etc.:
A soulful collection of illuminating essays and interviews that explore Black people's spiritual connection to the land and the climate justice crisis, curated by the acclaimed author of Farming While Black.
Subject: African American environmentalists > Interviews.
Environmentalists > Interviews.
Genre: Interviews.

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