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Adrienne Maree Brown

American writer and activist (born 1978) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Adrienne Maree Brown, often styled adrienne maree brown (born September 6, 1978), is a writer, activist and facilitator. From 2006 to 2010, she was executive director of the Ruckus Society. She also co-founded and directed the United States League of Young Voters.[1]

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Adrienne Maree Brown
Brown in 2015
Brown in 2015
Born (1978-09-06) September 6, 1978 (age 44)
El Paso, Texas, US
Alma materColumbia University
GenreAfrofuturism, science fiction, non-fiction; creative non-fiction
SubjectActivism; Community Organizing; Afrofuturism; Black Feminism; Facilitation; Social Justice; Climate Justice

Brown describes her thought as postnationalism, and others have described it as Black feminism or womanism. She also supports, among others, the Black Lives Matter and prison abolition movements.

Much of her work as a writer is based on the writings of science-fiction author Octavia E. Butler. Her first book, Emergent Strategy, was published in 2017. Other books include Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good, published in 2019, and We Will Not Cancel Us, published in 2020.

Brown also runs podcasts and has released a music project. Additionally, she works as a doula.