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Michael Roberson Maasai Milan

Michael Roberson Maasai Milan is a health practitioner, activist and leader in the LGBTQ community. He is also an adjunct professor at the New School University, Lang College, NYC. Michael created The Federation of Houseball Houses, co-created the nations Black Gay Research group, the National Black Gay Men's Advocacy Group, and the nationally diffused CDC behavioral Change HIV Prevention Intervention "Many Men, Many Voices."

“The Journey to Black Liberation Symposium is a follow-up as learnings from the Black Love Matters 2017 Un-Conference at York University, co-developed by the Black Daddies Club, and an extension of the idea of cross-border conversations and community-building within Black communities globally dealing with various forms of oppression that affect our communities. The focus of the JTBL symposium is not to just bear witness to the oppression and injustice, but it is to create a cross-borders network of Black activists, academics and other stakeholders looking at sharing ideas, strategizing, educating each other and community-building in efforts to achieve Black liberation globally.” – Brandon Hay (2017), Founder of The Black Daddies Club

Cancelled The Trans Sounds of Black Liberation with Michael Roberson Maasai Milan

Unfortunately, due to weather related travel cancellations, ‘The Trans Sounds of Black Liberation’ panel discussion with Michael Roberson Maasai Milan has been cancelled this evening. Michael will however, be participating on the HIV and Black People in the Americas panel tomorrow night.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Part of the Journey to Black Liberation Symposium

This lecture will explore the history of the House / Ballroom community as a Black Trans-Womanist theological discourse, a freedom movement, and its spiritual formation responses to race, class, sexuality, and gender oppression. It will further examine the community's ability to use the art of performance as a hermeneutics of the body and situate its history in mobilizing as a resistance to these oppressions and place it in conversation with other historical struggles.

In partnership with
The Black Daddies Club

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