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Episode 3 - Growing Beautiful Flowers: Maurice Cook

Silver Threads Podcast

Release Date: 10/13/2020

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"We grew beautiful flowers during Jim Crow. And we need those skills back."

Maurice Cook is a grassroots activist, a national organizer, historian and a fierce educator on all matters related to the liberation of black and brown people in Washington DC and around the world.

He joins the Silver Threads Podcast to talk about the power of community care, invading white-only spaces, nuance in our worldviews, hope for the future and more.

https://www.serveyourcitydc.org/