Category Archive for: ‘impact’

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The Revolution Will Not Be Overly Conceptualized

I did not attend the recent 20th anniversary celebration of the Million Man March: Justice or Else convening that took place in Washington, DC on October 10, 2015. When asked why I was not attending I asserted “as a Black Queer Woman, it is self care for me to not deliberately put myself in spaces where I am not seen …

Williams Feature

How has NBJC impacted you personally and professionally?

Toni-Michelle Williams Internship Coordinator, Solutions NOT Punishment Coalition and the Trans* Leadership Connection Internship Program The 2nd Annual OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit in 2011 was my first LGBT conference and first experience with the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC). I remember it so vividly, because my feet were hurting so bad as I made way to …

Bailey Feature

What is the value of using an intersectional lens as a leader working to make progress in your community and the nation?

Dr. Van Bailey Inaugural Director, Harvard College BGLTQ Student Life stylist for bklyn boyhood Social Justice Educator and Brown Boi As a leader, it is critical to understand the nuances of intersectionality in our work. My fear is that this theoretical lens is being washed down in our daily rhetoric. While, it is important to understand that we bring multiple …

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