Take a moment to be guided through breath, poetry, and a creative exercise in this 5-minute grounding (based off of J Mase III’s book White Folks Be Trippin’: An Ethnography Through Poetry & Prose).
This video is CLOSED CAPTIONED for Deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences.
ABOUT J MASE III
J Mase III is a Black/Trans/queer poet & educator based in Seattle by way of Philly. As an educator, Mase has worked with community members in the US, UK, and Canada on the needs of LGBTQIA+ folks and racial justice in spaces such as K-12 schools, universities, faith communities and restricted care facilities. He is founder of awQward, the first trans and queer people of color talent agency. He was raised by a Baptist Mother and Nation of Islam father. J Mase is author of And Then I Got Fired: One Transqueer’s Reflections on Grief, Unemployment & Inappropriate Jokes About Death as well as White Folks Be Trippin’: An Ethnography Through Poetry & Prose. Currently, he is head writer for the theatrical production Black Bois and is co-editor of the Black Trans Prayer Book.
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