Roxane Gay in conversation with Debbie Millman [Virtual]

June 19, 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT. Hosted at NYC | Zoom or YouTube Live

part of a series on Insecure


About the speaker

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We are honored and delighted to have Roxane Gay join us with Debbie Millman for our next virtual event. Please note this event is in the afternoon at 4:00 PM (EDT).

About Roxane Gay
Roxane Gay’s writing appears in Best American Mystery Stories 2014, Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, A Public Space, McSweeney’s, Tin House, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, Virginia Quarterly Review, and many others. She is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. She is the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, the New York Times bestselling Bad Feminist, the nationally bestselling Difficult Women and the New York Times bestselling Hunger. She is also the author of World of Wakanda for Marvel. She has several books forthcoming and is also at work on television and film projects.

About Debbie Millman
Named “one of the most creative people in business” by Fast Company, and “one of the most influential designers working today” by Graphic Design USA, Debbie Millman is an author, educator, curator and host of the podcast Design Matters. As the founder and host of Design Matters, one of the world’s first and longest running podcasts, Millman has interviewed nearly 500 artists, designers and cultural commentators over the past 14 years.

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Musical Guest: City Love




We are City Love (Think Kendrick Lamar, Ms. Lauryn Hill and Jack Johnson as your Kindergarten teachers), a West Philly social justice music and education group. We are teachers and musicians who make music for the world we need and use our songs to spread love, hope, dialogue, justice and healing.

City Love has shared assemblies, workshops, and performances at schools, colleges, and conferences throughout the country and recently released a young children’s album about race, honoring our differences, standing up for each other, equity, self-love, and belonging.

Follow us on Instagram: @muchcitylove & @sterlingduns.

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Volunteer Sign Interpretation by Canara Price

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Reserved seats are available for anyone who is Deaf or hard of hearing. Email us to reserve a ticket.

About our interpreter: Canara Price volunteers in the deaf community as an interpreter for civil rights organizations, churches, and several schools and agencies. She is the founder and executive director of People’s Theatre, Inc., a non-profit organization exposing under privileged communities to the performing arts. She has produced and/or directed over 40 productions with this company. She is also an award winning producer and director as well as a member of Black Deaf Advocates, the SAG/AFTRA, National Association of Black Journalists, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the National Council of Negro Women.

June’s Theme is Insecure




Our Louisville chapter chose this month’s exploration of Insecure, Rachael Sinclair illustrated the theme, and WordPress.com is presenting the theme globally.