Episode 4: Mab Segrest
In episode 4 of Fortification, Caitlin is joined by Mab Segrest. Segrest is an feminist activist, writer, and the Fuller-Matthai Professor Emeritus of Gender & Women's Studies at Connecticut College. In her book, Memoir of a Race Traitor, Segrest explores her experience as a white lesbian organizing against a virulent Far Right movement in North Carolina against a backdrop of nine generations of her family's history.
Check out Mab's speech, A Bridge Not A Wedge, referenced in the interview here.
Check out remarks by umi selah referenced by Caitlin in the interview here (begins around 1:05:00 mark).
- How can we look to our elders and mentors in order to gain perspective on sustaining longevity within social justice work?
- How can we expand our understandings of intersectionality and how it impacts our approach to organizing?
- How can we further foster intergenerational relationships within our congregations and communities?