Toronto’s Haviah Mighty turns the pages back in history to dig deep into the roots of oppression in her new video for “Thirteen”. Animated by Theo Kapodistrias, “Thirteen” reminds us of what has led to centuries worth of damage in the Black community. Haviah poetically exposes how the 13th amendment, which ruled slavery no more in the US in 1865, serves to perpetuate racism by proposing that Black people need to be owned and manipulated, whether by the master, the media, or the incarceration system…


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