The video is a play on Disney’s Pocahontas (or, if we’re being honest, a more accurate depiction than the 1995 film). “The video serves as an allegory for today’s society and the detrimental effects brought on by governmental and economic institutions that were built on oppression and theft,” Jessie says. “Colonialism is in the mitochondria of racism.”
Jessie also announced that 100% of her royalties earned from streams “Intruders” for the remainder of 2020 will be donated to Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights organization. Needless to say, “Stream ‘Intruders’ by Jessie Reyez.”
Watch it below.