Tuesday, January 18, 2011

MLK Keynote Speaker, (Jan, 18. 2011)

Ferris State University will host professor, author, and cultural critic Marc Lamont Hill will be speaking at the Rankin Dome Room on Jan, 18. 2011 at 7 p.m.

Hill offers a critical analysis of the current social and political moment. By identifying key issues, challenges, controversies, and trends that have emerged or lingered during the “Obama era", Dr. Hill spotlights the work that must be done to sustain the progress of the Freedom Struggle.

Moving beyond mere critique, he also provides concrete solutions, as well as sites of hope and possibility for healing our national, local, and university communities.

The FSU Bookstore will be selling Dr. Hill's new book Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life: Hip-Hop Pedagogy and the Politics of Identity at the event and Dr. Hill will be present afterwards for signing.

The event is FREE and open to the public.

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