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Dean of the School of Communications, Gracie Lawson-Borders, expressed optimism about the program and thought that the discussion was productive.
“The response from the audience today, I thought there was a good dialogue about some of the things people have seen, what they may mean and how they’re perceived,” Lawson-Borders said.
Those in attendance at the event also received goodie bags that included a sample of Shea Moisture hand lotion, Abrams’ book “No More Drama: Nine Simple Steps to Transforming a Breakdown into a Breakthrough” and a paper that read “I Am Redefining HERstory #HowardURH.” Participants were encouraged to take a survey, which also put them in the running to win full-sized Shea Moisture products and a T-Shirt.
Kenae Damon, who attended the event, hopes to empower other black women. “I’m going to be more self-aware, and any chance that I get to [I will] expose black women in a positive light and spread the word,” Damon said.
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