Ep 34: The Importance of Re-evaluating Values We Blindly Accept, Lanaire Aderemi , Poet & Author

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Lanaire is an 18 year old Nigerian Writer, Spoken Word performer and new author who recently published her first Poetry anthology called “Of Ivory And Ink”. Of Ivory And Ink is a collection of specially shortlisted poems from 2012-2015. When on stage, Lanaire goes by the alias Verse Writer; she has written over eighty poems and has won a myriad of awards. Her works speak on socio-political issues regarding feminism, neo-colonialism, hypermasculinity and other forms of injustices.

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-        Privilege of attending Creative African Schools

-        Discovery of poetry

-        Favorite work created and why

o   Recent Poem “Remember To Resist”

-        African Feminism

o   Aba Women’s Riot 1929

-        Occupying Your Space as a Black Women

o   Malick Sidibe

o   Njideka Akunyili CrosbyI Refuse To Be Invisible

-        Dark Girls  Documentary

o   Skin Bleaching in Nigeria



-        Of Ivory & Ink (DM to order ofivoryandink )

-        Lanaire Aderemi SoundCloud



-        www.lanaireaderemi.wordpress.com

-        Twitter @LanaireA

-        Instagram  @ofivoryandink



“Develop Your Own Independent Assessment of Reality” – Lanaire Aderemi 

 “To Find Yourself, You Have To Think For Yourself” - Chimamanda


Produced & Edited – Mude Productions

Music – Deep Hat, YT Audio Library

Photo - Wami Aluko

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