ARCHIVE: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
In honor of Bloodmarked‘s publication day, The Library Coven re-presents you with this episode from our archive! Originally aired in June 2021, here is our take on Legendborn by Tracy Deonn.
Content warning for discussions of racism, slavery, and parental death
interested in reading along with us? Check out the upcoming books for Season 5 on our future episodes page.
behold, (the original) show notes!
- Shoutout to our new patron, Veronica! we <3 u
- Recommend if you like (RIYL): Arthurian legend stuff; any of L.L. McKinney’s Nightmare-verse books (A Blade so Black, A Dream so Dark, A Crown so Cursed)
- J mentions the John Oliver episode about the confederacy (and why we have white women to
thankblame for the damn confederate statues)
- Highly recommend this video unpacking the myth of the “model minority” (app. 40 min).
- Melissa Denizard breaks down racial battle fatigue (24 min video)
- “Racial battle fatigue is the result of psychological and physiological stress overload from specific race-related relationships between a racially marginalized individual and their environment.” We have scholar William A. Smith to thank for the term.
- Bree and Sel fics, anyone!? send them our way.
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