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“Take Back the Night”: Take a Stand Against Sexual Violence.
This annual rally against rape features a keynote speech by Drew Dixon, a Brooklyn-based record producer who came forward about her experience of assault and harassment in the music industry in a 2017 New York Times piece. She is the main subject of the 2020 HBO Max documentary On the Record. Also, music and performances by Michigan singer Jayna Schmid, U-M student percussion-and-dance ensemble Groove, and U-M student dance troupe New Movement. Followed by a march through campus and downtown; mask required. The rally is livestreamed at tbtnannarbor.org/rally. U-M Michigan Union Ballroom. Free. tbtnAnnArbor.org.