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Viola Johnson receives the Leather Leadership Award at Creating Change

February 2, 2012

Viola Johnson receives the Leather Leadership Award.

At this year’s Creating Change conference in Baltimore, Md., Viola Johnson received the Leather Leadership Award for serving as an activist, educator, writer, motivational speaker and author in the Leather community for nearly four decades. Vi is passionately involved with preserving the history of the SM/Leather/Fetish communities serving as the Director and Senior Griot for the Carter/Johnson Library and Collection. Johnson delivered a powerful acceptance speech in which she talked about the importance of preserving our history.

Watch the video:

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  1. nightwonder permalink
    February 3, 2012 12:01 am

    One of my heroes.

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    Learn about Reading Desk At this year’s Creating Change conference in Baltimore, Md., Viola Johnson obtained the Leather Leadership Award for serving as an activist, teacher, writer, motivational speaker and author in the Leather community for almost four decades.

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