This week we’re joined by Aaron Dolores, founder of Black Arrow FC, a lifestyle brand that focuses on the intersection of soccer and Black culture. The World Cup starts tomorrow, so we’re talking about Soccer and how it relates to the Black experience. We also discuss story telling in the Black community, when reading doesn’t come so easily, and how challenges in your reading life can effect your relationship to books.
Check out everything we discuss right here in the show notes.
- Roots by Alex Haley
- Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
- A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin
- The Language of the Game by Laurent Dubois
- The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
- The Bhagavad Gita by Anonymous & Laurie L. Patton
- Joe Kadenge: The Life of a Football Legend by John Nene & Raila Odinga
- The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley
- Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James
Selected Writings and Speeches of Marcus Garvey by Marcus Garvey
- The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo
- How Soccer Explains the World by Franklin Foer
- Croatia vs Brazil Goal Celebration, 2014 (Aaron Dolores)
- “Gil Scott-Heron, Voice of Black Protest Culture, Dies at 62” (Ben Sisario, New York Times)
- Abaco Libros y Cafe (Cartagena, Colombia)
- Issa Rae “I’m rooting for everybody black” (Variety, 2017 Emmy Awards Red Carpet)
- Roots (ABC)
- Game of Thrones (HBO)
- Black Panther (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
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