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.
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