• Blackness

    Episode 2: Strength in Unity. Season Of Blackness

    This podcast takes you on the journey of the proud Haitian singer Elektra Cassandre Joseph. She started her career 20 years ago with the band called Phantom.  Elektra has collaborated with many singers, and now she sings solo.  Elektra’s perspective shows us how the systems based on European philosophy can deprive individuals of forming their own identities.  Elektra understood the true sense of being Haitian after traveling across the globe and researching her roots.  Growing up in Haiti:  The schools in Haiti are modeled after European-based education, which involves the colonizer’s languages, history, and culture. This system did not favor education or celebrated  Haiti‚Äôs culture and language. Even as a student, Elektra was…