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Shannon Gibney: Talking About Race

High school student and Minnesota Women’s Press contributor Alyssa Story interviewed Shannon Gibney, author of “Dream Country,” as part of our #MWPIdentity and #MWPStory themes. Here is what Shannon told us.

She talked about the importance of being reflected in stories.
She talked about the concept of Black centeredness.
She talked about the value of knowing someone’s story.
She talked about what it means to grow up with Black identity.
She talked about her teaching role at MCTC.