“Building Community in an Hour of Chaos” | December 2017
Newsletter December 2017
“Building Community in an Hour of Chaos”
We are thrilled to have Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, the Steve Charles Professor of Media, Cities, and Solutions at Temple University as our 2018 Expressions of King’s Legacy keynote speaker on January 25th from 12p.m. – 2p.m., RIT Gordon Field House.
Dr. Hill, a scholar and award-winning author will share his bold vision of the future as he provides concrete examples on the importance and vitality of “Building Community in an Hour of Chaos.” Dr. Hill will expertly dissect political and social moments, bringing his unique perspective and experience regarding culture and race in America.
We welcome you to hear one of the leading intellectual voices in the country. It’s an opportunity to listen to a man who is all about facing reality while bringing forth solutions. Dr. Hill is a political contributor for CNN and works for BET News, bringing both a contemporary and scholarly point of view to his audience.
Dr. Hill’s actionable solutions, passion and inspirational message will be an event you don’t want to miss! REGISTER TODAY HERE!We are available to help you to register large groups, classes, or local organizations with 10 or more people. Please contact Stephanie Paredes at email@example.com or 585-475-6444.
The excitement doesn’t end there. An Evening of Music and Poetry, kicks off with poet Reenah Oshun Golden sharing her works, followed by a riveting musical performance by Danielle Ponder and the Tomorrow People.
Evening of Music and Poetry
Thursday, January 25th, 2018
7:00p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
NTID Panara Theater
Delve into Dr. Marc Lamont Hill’s book during Read Between the Lines
New York Times bestseller “Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on The Vulnerable from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond,” written by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, is the featured text for Read Between the Lines during the Spring semester.
RIT community members will have an opportunity to read and reflect on Dr. Hill’s book, attend three guided discussions and for the first thirty participants that register, they’ll receive an autographed copy of the book. Registration begins January 15th and books are available for pick-up after January 26th. For more information, contact Dr. Michael D’Arcangelo, Director of Diversity Education at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or visit the Diversity Education page here!