Composed by Rajeev Naidu. Lyrics by Michole Chanel. Arranged and performed by Rajeev Naidu, Jensen Pang, Dakota White, Travis White, Michole Chanel. Produced and Engineered by Rajeev Naidu.
Karina Dobbins “Beauty Shop Beatdown”
Comedian Karinda Dobbins discusses carving out a space for black women in comedy, observations on the decline of Detroit, expectations and limitations of black political power, and homophobia in the community.
Dawn J. Fraser discusses the impact of storytelling on community activism, media events, and social media as well as her process as a storyteller.
Dawn J. Fraser is a humorist, storyteller, and national speaker based out of New York City. She is the Host and Producer of ‘Barbershop Stories’, which features musicians, poets and storytellers performing true tales in barbershops and salons. Then she chops off their hair. Dawn delivers speeches about the nature of stories to develop vision, identity, and leadership potential, and is a storytelling instructor with The Moth and The Story Studio. She has performed in shows nationwide and has been a featured performer along with Neil Gaiman on The Unchained Tour. She loves being a twin, a Trinidadian and tweetable @dawnjfraser.
Intro/Outro music: Saturn 9 (Z9) by Zubatto Syndicate
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