Embracing the Joy- Interview with Catherine Joy White

Embracing the Joy- Interview with Catherine Joy White

In this episode, we sit down with filmmaker and creator Catherine Joy White about her journey as a creator and storyteller. They discuss Catherine's book, Threads of Gold, which explores the interconnected stories of Black women throughout history. They also talk about the power of storytelling in activism and the importance of representation in creating a more liberated world. Catherine shares her upcoming project, an animated film based on a letter she wrote to her future daughter. The episode ends with advice for listeners who want to make a positive impact in their communities.


Catherine Joy White's work as a creator and storyteller is deeply connected to her activism, as she believes in the power of art to change the world.

Representation is crucial in the larger movement for liberation, as it allows people to see what is possible and encourages action.

Art and activism go hand in hand, and storytelling can be a powerful tool for creating the world we want to see.

Start making a positive impact in your community by looking around you and finding ways to create change on a smaller scale.

Remember to give yourself grace and take care of yourself, as self-care is an important form of resistance.

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Where to find Catherine Joy: 

@CatherineJoyWhite on Instagram and Twitter (X)

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