What does it mean to be Black at the threshold of the Caribbean?
In her portrait of Black Florida, Trinidad-born photographer Johanne Rahaman shares hope for a better world. Her modern archive tells the story of Blackness in America today. Follow our Sunday morning drive to Perrine where we visit Flavas, the town’s favorite breakfast spot, and stop by the House of God, home of the sacred steel ensemble known as The Lee Boys. In this conversation, you’ll find out why Rahaman is taking the time to dignify the character of rural and urban black communities across the state. Keep listening to discover how she plans to celebrate Black water rights on Miami’s South Beach during Urban Weekend 2018.
Sound Editor: Anamnesis Audio | Special Audio courtesy Johanne Rahaman | Photography: Johanne Rahaman and Fresh Art International