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Seeing Color: Exploring Whiteness in a Racialized World

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Franchesca Ramsey is an actress, writer and video blogger based out of New York City. With over 200k subscribers on her two YouTube channels, she produces original videos which include song parodies, impersonations and original characters along with socially conscious and topical comedy sketches. In 2012 her viral video "Sh*t White Girls Say... to Black Girls" was viewed over 5 millions times in just 5 days, garnering coverage on MSNBC, ABC, Ebony Magazine, The Daily Mail and the Anderson Cooper talk show to name a few. Most recently she was a writer and contributor for the Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Comedy Central. Today she's the host and head writer for the award winning web series, "MTV Decoded." Stay for the discussion after her remarks with Northeastern's Dr. Moya Bailey of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Presented by the Social Justice Resource Center in partnership with the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion as well as Civic Sustainability, Diversity, and Inclusion Initiatives of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute, and the University Scholars Program. All are welcome! Day two and Key note address of Peace + Social Justice Week 2017! Peace and Social Justice Week(s) is a series of events and workshops aimed at empowering students and equipping them with the tools they need to help realize our shared vision of a better world. This series is made possible with the support of the Social Justice Resource Center, our partners and our sponsors.

Details

Date:
September 26
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Audience(s):
Students
Website:
https://goo.gl/R3iRnh

Organizers

Social Justice Resource Center
Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
John D. O’Bryant African American Institute

Venue

Ballroom – Curry Student Center
346 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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