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Embracing Dr. King’s Radical Vision in the 21st Century

January 15, 2024 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Michigan Union

University Library MLK Committee

This will be a speaking event by Feminista Jones. She is a feminist writer, public speaker, community activist and retired social worker. She is an award-winning writer and the author of the critically acclaimed Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World From the Tweets to the Streets (Beacon). Her work centers around diversity, equity and inclusion, critical race theory, intersectionality, mental health, queer identity and social work. She teaches courses on race, gender and LGBTQ experiences at Temple University. Jones’ passion and talent for writing have led to her being featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Time, Essence, Out, Complex, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Salon, and EBONY magazine to name a few publications. She currently operates her own subscription-based platform and contributes to various publications as a freelancer and commissioned writer. She’s also been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network. The University Library MLK Committee is pleased to welcome Feminista to our campus to discuss the many issues in America today that Dr. Martin Luther King also faced.

 

Speaker

Feminista Jones

 

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