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Let 'Em Speak

Let ‘Em Speak is a podcast about the risks and rewards of real talk by real people in the real world.

Your hosts are David, Christineand Bjørn.

Apr 5, 2021

Kris with a K” Henry (they/them/theirs) is a Jamaican nonbinary individual currently based out of Georgia. A UGA alum and self-proclaimed creative conjurer, Kris creates art in many forms, spiritual tools, spiritual services, and classes/workshops centering their works as a spiritual safe space for black queer and trans folx. They seek to create authentically empowering, ancestrally connected healing experiences that bring a sense of agency and sovereignty back to the historically marginalized.

Kris is currently involved in a Reparations effort called Healing for the Healers, a fundraising campaign to provide 6 month stipends to a collective of 9 Black healers who do needed pro bono healing work in the Black community. To contribute or spread the word about this effort, visit

Kris’ first published project is a collection of poetry titled “Love LETTERS”, and their second project, Warri(O)racle, is an online chapbook. You can find their projects at and follow them on Instagram @kriswithakcreates to see what they’re up to next.

By listening to this conversation with Kris, you’ll learn about:

- Communication within and about government contracting

- Structural racism and how information is shared to the public

- The ills of performative allyship

- The trauma of misgendering

- Intellectual queerness vs. queerness in the streets

- Why we should say “thank you” instead of “sorry”