Ep59: Let's Talk About Racism with Ezi Odozor

By Casey Zavaleta

Ezinwanne (Ezi) Odozor is a Nigerian-born writer, scholar, and student support specialist based in Toronto. Her work focuses on themes of identity, culture, gender, race, health, and intimacy. Ezi’s work has been featured in several journals, including Room Magazine, Arc Poetry Magazine, and Hypatia (upcoming). Her writing has also been showcased in several exhibits, most notably in Oluseye’s "A Room Full of Black Boys", which was featured on CBC. Ezi recently completed a Master of Education degree in global health at the University of Toronto, where she worked across the subjects of race, Black-feminisms, anti-colonialism, and global health. Her latest publication, Cartographies of Blackness & Black Indigeneities, was co-edited alongside Professor George Dei and Andrea Jimenez Vasquez. Ezi is currently working on a four-book series centered on Black Womanhood alongside Janelle Brady (PhD.c.) and Professor Njoki Wane. Afua Cooper | The Hanging of Angelique bell hooks | Representing Whiteness in the Black Imagination  Philip S.S. Howard  | White privilege: For or against? James Baldwin | The Fire Next Time | Video: Famous Debate against W.F. Buckley (1965)  | Video: James Baldwin & Nikki Giovanni, a Conversation Professor George Dei | His bio & Brief CV Professor Njoki Wane | Her bio & Brief CV Professor Lance McCready | Their bio & CV Dr. Andrew B. Campbell | Their bio |  Their youtube Channel  Elisabeth Akinwale | @eakinwale @13thflow  https://elisabethakinwale.com/ https://www.13thflow.com/ Anti-Black Racism Reading List Follow Ezi on Instagram: @echolibrary Learn more about Ezi: www.eziodozor.com (re-launching soon)

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