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Janet Mock on Intersectionality, Black Women Artistry and Self-Love

Janet Mock on Intersectionality, Black Women Artistry and Self-Love

On October 12, 2017, Fall for the Book, Women and Gender Studies, African/African American Studies, and LGBTQ Resources joined hands together in bringing Janet Mock, a trans activist and New York Times best-selling author of Redefining Realness, to speak about her newly published memoir, Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me. The interview took place at the Harris Teeter as interviewer Dr. Wendi N. Manuel-Scott conversed with Mock on stage. The nature of the event was extremely intimate and friendly.

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Shatter the Silence and Take Back the Night!

Shatter the Silence and Take Back the Night!

Take Back the Night is an international event aimed at raising awareness around sexual assault, domestic violence, and IPV. It is an event that began in 1976 and is held in 30 different countries. This year Mason’s Take Back the Night event included bringing awareness to police brutality, deportation, other forms of state violence, and the violence of racism and oppression.

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