Ties that Bind Us: Rose Francois on Haiti, Writing, and Creativity
On this episode of Badass Black Girl, M.J. speaks with Rose François, author of A Generational Cry: Based on a True Story of the Haitian Revolution. M.J. asks her what the appeal was of writing about the Haitian Revolution. Rose was born in Haiti and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, so M.J. asks her how she sees Haiti, and how she maintains her connections with the country and culture. They talk about Rose's career and Rose shares time management tips and explains how she finds time for creativity. They discuss her writing process, her research process, and some surprises she encountered while researching her book. They also discuss issues in Haiti that lead to division and the power of Creole. Rose also talks about her upcoming book tour and where to find out more information about her and her book.
Rose François was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. She is the founder of A RISING UP, a racial justice community advancing racial justice and making anti-racism a lifestyle. She is the author of A Generational Cry: Based on a True Story of the Haitian Revolution. You can find out more about her on her website.