Alumni Spotlight Series | Romeo Jackson

20th Anniversary :: Alumni Feature IG LIVE with Romeo Jackson

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  • February 24, 2021
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Romeo Jackson

Campus Pride Alumni Spotlight Series: 20th Anniversary Special IG Live 


Wednesday, February 24

8 pm EST/5 pm PST

Romeo Jackson (They/Them), Campus Pride Alumnus

Hailing from the southside of Chicago and the grandchild of Gracie Lee Fowler, Romeo Jackson (They/Them)  is a , Queer, Non-Binary Femme, and a Black descended of the estimated 11 million Africans who were kidnapped and sold into enslavement. They are a feminist dedicated to intersectional justice and cross movement building. Currently, Romeo is the Assistant Director of Social Justice at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas overseeing education, outreach, and mentorship efforts. Their research, writing, and practice explores  Race/ism, anti-Blackness, and Settler Colonialism within a Higher Education Context with an emphasis on the experiences of Queer and Trans Students of Color. Romeo is committed to uplifting and empowering queer and trans people of color through a black queer feminist lens. They thank Audre Lorde for keeping them grounded as a whole person in a world committed to tokenizing their identities for agendas not aligned with their politics.