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SOLD-OUT: Martin Luther King Jr. Cultural Dinner: An Evening with Marc Lamont Hill
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“Building Community in an Hour of Chaos”
5 p.m. Cocktails (Cash Bar); 6 p.m. Dinner
Friday, January 20, 2017
Bone Student Center, Brown Ballroom
Registration Deadline: Jan. 11
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is one of the leading intellectual voices in the country. He is the host of HuffPost Live, BET News and VH1 Live, as well as a political contributor for CNN. Dr. Hill is also a Distinguished Professor of African American Studies at Morehouse College.
Since his days as a youth in Philadelphia, Dr. Hill has been a social justice activist and organizer. 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. Dr. Hill also works closely with the ACLU Drug Reform Project focusing on drug informant policy. Over the past few years, he has actively worked on campaigns to end the death penalty and to release numerous political prisoners.
Reservations are required. Seats are $15 for students and $35 for non-students.
Reserve seats by calling (309) 438-8790 or registering at Universityevents-test.illinoisstate.edu/MLK.
For student meal plan holders, please go to Housing.IllinoisState.edu to register by using a meal swipe in exchange for one meal.
This event is presented by Office of the President, Illinois State University Housing Services and ISU Student Chapter of NAACP.