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How to Live Free in a Dangerous World with Shayla Lawson

Tayler (she/her) sits down with Shayla Lawson (they/them), author of the new book How to Live Free in a Dangerous World: A Decolonial Memoir. Tune in as Shayla talks about  Blackness as nonbinary, shares an argument for lowercasing the b in Black, and so much more on the African Diaspora.

Get a copy of How to Live Free in a Dangerous World: A Decolonial Memoir by Shayla Lawson here! 

Check out Shayla’s other books:

This is Major:  Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope (2020)

I Think I’m Ready to See Frank Ocean (2018) 

Books that Shayla is reading:

Broken Earth Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin 

Take Care of Yourself by Sophie Calle 

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This episode was edited and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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Tayler Simon is a nerdy black woman in search of liberation for all. When she's not reading/listening to audiobooks and writing, you can find her laughing at memes and chatting incessantly about astrology (Cancer/Sagittarius/Cancer). Favorite genres: African American fiction and memoir.

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