Journalist and author Marc Lamont Hill, Ph.D., to deliver a lecture on “Building Community and Resistance in the Age of Trump" on Thursday, March 23, at 6:45 p.m. in McGuire Hall West. In his talk, Hill will examine the socio-cultural and economic factors that led to this political moment, as well as offer concrete strategies for creating resistance movements in producing social justice, with a focus on youth and youth culture. The lecture is free and open to the public, however registration is required.
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About the Speaker
Hill is currently the host of BET News and a political contributor for CNN. He is the former host of Our World with Black Enterprise, a nationally-syndicated television show. He was also the inaugural host of Huff Post Live and a former political contributor to Fox News Channel.
Hill is the Distinguished Professor of African American studies at Morehouse College. He was previously a professor at Columbia University and Temple University. His research focuses on the intersections between culture, politics, and education.
He is a founding board member of My5th, a non-profit organization devoted to educating youth about their legal rights and responsibilities. He is also a board member and organizer of the Philadelphia Student Union. Hill works closely with the ACLU Drug Reform Project, focusing on drug informant policy, and has recently worked