Survivor of alleged Russell Simmons rape heading Take Back the Night march in Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, MI - Local politicians, artists and one of the first women to come forward in the #MeToo era are part of Thursday’s Take Back the Night march through Ann Arbor. Drew Dixon, a former executive at Def Jam Recordings who accused the label’s founder Russell Simmons of rape in 2017, is giving the keynote speech in person at the April 7 rally against sexual violence, event officials said.mlive.com
43rd annual rally against sexual violence returns April 1 in Ann Arbor
Students march at the 38th annual Take Back the Night Ann Arbor on April 6, 2016 (Photo: Ruby Wallah)ANN ARBOR – The 43rd annual Take Back the Night Ann Arbor rally and march will take place this year on April 1 on the Diag at the University of Michigan. The annual event is focused on raising awareness of sexual violence and supporting survivors. TBTN Ann Arbor masks will be available at no cost. TBTN Ann Arbor T-shirts can be purchased ahead of time at http://tbtnannarbor.org/store. Following the rally, organizers will lead attendees on a march through the streets of Ann Arbor.