Part 2: Unpacking Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival with Collette Murray

Episode Notes

Collette “Coco” Murray is back! This week, we continue to unpack Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival, as the festival launches this weekend. Host Esie Mensah and Murray dive into questions such as: How is Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival intertwined with the dance industry? Why is the media’s depiction of the festival harmful? How can dance artists and teachers ensure they aren’t appropriating Black dances and Afro-diasporic movement? Find Part 1 of this episode here, or wherever you get your podcasts.