Seattle Arts & Lectures + LANGSTON Present:
Sonya Renee Taylor in Conversation with Ijeoma OluoMonday, May 2, 2022 | 7:30 pm PST
Online & In-person.
Our Existence Beyond Trauma
World-renowned activist Sonya Renee Taylor is the Founder and Radical Executive Officer of The Body is Not An Apology, a digital media, and education company promoting radical self-love and body empowerment as the foundational tool for social justice and global transformation.
Taylor is also a former National and International poetry slam champion, the author of two books, including The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love, and an educator who has enlightened and inspired organizations, audiences, and individuals, from board rooms to prisons, universities to homeless shelters, elementary schools to some of the biggest stages in the world.
Taylor will be in conversation with Our Existence Beyond Trauma Series curator, Ijeoma Oluo, for this online-only and in-person event, which is co-presented by Langston Seattle.
About Ijeoma Oluo
Ijeoma Oluo is a writer, speaker, and internet yeller. She is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race and most recently, Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America. Her work on race has been featured in The Guardian, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, among many other publications. She was named to the 2021 TIME 100 Next list and has twice been named to the Root 100. She received the 2018 Feminist Humanist Award and the 2020 Harvard Humanist of the Year Award from the American Humanist Association. She lives in Seattle, Washington.