Black Unicorn Project: Libraries and Social Justice
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February 22 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm EST
Location: Walker Room, Library
Black Unicorn centers the literary and artistic contributions of Black women, Black queer, Trans and gender-expansive people, and honors the far-reaching influence their courageous storytelling has had on the lives of generations worldwide. Bekezela Mguni will lead an inclusive conversation on creating library spaces as sites of possibility and for imagining what freedom, democracy and justice look like. The Black Unicorn Project will also host library and botanical installations on campus in the lead up to the Symposium.
This session Black Unicorn Project: Libraries and Social Justice is offered as one of four concurrent breakout sessions.
Learn more about the other three sessions:
Sport, Ethics and Society
Roundtable Discussion: Religion and Violence
Panel: Abortion and Reproductive Healthcare Access
Bekezela Mguni is a queer Trinidadian artist, radical librarian, doula and educator. She has over 15 years of community organizing experience in the Reproductive Justice movement and holds an MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh. Bekezela serves as the Education Program Director at Dreams of Hope which affirms the voices and leadership of LGBTQ youth through the arts.