A Conversation with Austin Channing Brown, author of the best-selling I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Join us for a conversation with Austin Channing Brown, who will speak to the task of building community out of chaos, moderated by Jaronda Miller-Bryant, Program Director of Engaged Scholarship at the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center. Austin Channing Brown is a speaker, writer and media producer providing inspired leadership on racial justice in America. She is the author of New York Times' bestselling I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness - recently chosen as a Reese Witherspoon Bookclub pick - and the Executive Producer of web series The Next Question. Her work centers the experiences of Black women. She evokes thought, feeling and action as she celebrates Blackness and the possibility of justice in our organizations and communities.

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness is available for purchase from the UVA Bookstore.

Hosted by the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center.

Co-sponsored by the Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

    Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights

    Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion;

Department of Women, Gender & Sexuality; and School of Nursing.