Rashid Darden “When Oppressed People Oppress”

*Wednesday October 11th National Coming Out Day*
Keynote Speaker: Rashid Darden, When Oppressed People Oppress: The Intersections of Race & Sexual Orientation
8pm Baker Center Ballroom
(http://www.ohiou.edu/athens/bldgs/baker.html)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Rashid Darden (http://rashid.oldgoldsoul.com/) is a refreshing new voice in African-American and Gay literature. His writing is influenced by years of eclectic experiences, from studying in Moscow and London to competing in poetry slams in his native Washington, DC. A graduate of Georgetown University who is enjoying the challenges and rewards of independant publishing, Rashid’s novels are LAZARUS (2005) and COVENANT (2006).
Co-sponsored by Act OUT, Multicultural Programs & Lindley Cultural Center, Open Doors, SHADES, and Student Activities Commission
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Programs Center
Campus Life, Division of Student Affairs
(http://www.ohio.edu/lgbt)
740-593-0239

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