Sharon P. Holland

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Sharon P. Holland is a professor of critical race, queer, and feminist theory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She lives on Catawba, Eno, and Shakori land. In this interview, recorded in June 2017, Sharon talks about her childhood in D.C. and Durham, NC, her journey towards finding an identity that fits, the 8 magical acres she calls "Sweet Negritude" where she makes her home, and the Black intellectual thought that has guided her throughout her life.

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And please donate to support My Sistahs House - a grassroots, direct services and advocacy organization that was founded in 2016 by two trans women of color who sought to bridge a gap in services for trans and queer people of color in Memphis, TN. They’re fundraising to build 20 tiny homes for Black trans women - expanding on their housing security work. Please donate today:

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Host, Producer, and Lead Editor: Rae Garringer

Assistant Editor & Musical Magic: Tommie Anderson

Editorial Advisory Dream Team: Hermelinda Cortés, Lewis Raven Wallace, and Sharon P. Holland

Theme Song: Composed and performed on banjo by Sam Gleaves

Additional music: Composed and performed on acoustic and electric guitar by Tommie Anderson

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