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Byron Hurt- It's On Us Speaker Series

by Center for Women and Gender Equity

Community Engagement

Tue, 22 Oct 2019

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

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Sykes Theatre

West Chester, PA 19382, United States

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The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Center for Women & Gender Equity will host Byron Hurt, is a former Division I NCAA student athlete, documentary film maker, author, and member of Omega Psi Phi. Hurt was the quarterback of the Northeastern University football team as an undergrad, and he went on to be a founding member of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program, which is a college based intimidate partner violence and rape prevention initiative that focuses on leadership and bystander intervention. Hurt has produced several documentary films, such as I AM A MAN: Black Masculinity in America, Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, and has a film in production called HAZING, which sheds light on the tradition of hazing in Greek communities from the perspective of someone who has participated on both sides. Hurt will give a talk which challenges students to question, reimagine, and redefine masculinity and gender roles.

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Sykes Theatre

West Chester, PA 19382, United States

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