• Remembering The Radical Resilience of Marie-Joseph Angélique & Chloe Cooley

    1 month ago - By Refinery29

    There are sounds and stories that can never be unheard. Once they enter your subconscious, they take up residence and refuse to leave. It's the phenomenon we now refer to as something “living rent-free” in your brain. On September 10, 2019, I heard something that has been squatting in my psyche without a cent paid ever since.
    It happened during the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of Harriet starring Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman. There's a moment in the film when Tubman, the hero who freed hundreds of enslaved Black people via The Underground Railroad, finally reaches Canada...
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