MESHACH HARVEY READS “A RUDE AWAKENING”: A MEMOIR PIECE ABOUT MIXED-RACE IDENTITY AND RACISM

Meshach Harvey Was Born in Toronto, Canada in 1988. He is of mixed race ancestry. His father is of Black Jamaican descent and his mother is of Finnish descent.

Meshach is currently a fourth year Honours History major at York University, and a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society. He also studies Mandarin Chinese.

Meshach’s passions are practicing and following the arts including Tai Mantis Kung Fu, playing the piano and African drum, and writing poetry.   

Meshach’s memoir piece accompanies this week’s feature on Black Coffee Poet: Mixology by Adrian Matejka.

WARNING: this piece is about mixed-race identity + racism.  It may trigger emotion.

Tune into the Black Coffee Poet YOUTUBE channel for more videos: poetry, interviews, roundtables, and workshops. 

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Black Coffee Poet is a mixed race poet, essayist, and journalist who focuses on Social Justice, Indigenous Rights, STOPPING Violence Against Women, Film, and Literature.
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One Response to MESHACH HARVEY READS “A RUDE AWAKENING”: A MEMOIR PIECE ABOUT MIXED-RACE IDENTITY AND RACISM

  1. john b greenwood says:

    I THOUGHT THE PIECE BY YOUNG HARVEY WAS WELL WRITTEN & ENLIGHTENING WITHOUT ANY DISPLAY OF ANGER OR ANAMOSITY ,I COMMENTED AND SHARED IT ON FACEBOOK

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