Events

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 5:30pm
University of Pennsylvania. Martin Luther King Jr. Inter-Faith Commemoration. "Love in a Time of Horror: Spiritual Healing and Resistance in the Aftermath of State Sanctioned Murder." With Michael Skolnik (Political Director for Russell Simmons / Editor in Chief of Global Grind) and Special Guest Sybrina Fulton (Co-Founder of the Trayvon Martin Foundation). Irvine Auditorium. 3401 Spruce Street. Hosted by UPenn Office of the Chaplain. For more information contact: 215-898-8456.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 5:30pm
Xavier University of Louisiana. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Commemoration. Keynote lecture. "Love in a Time of Horror: Spiritual Healing and Resistance in the Aftermath of State Sanctioned Murder." Administration Auditorium. For more information contact Office of Campus Activities.
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 4:00pm
Kampnagel Theatre. Keynote lecture on "The Politics of Hip-Hop in the US." This presentation is part of the "African Hip-Hop: A Lesson For European Democracy" Symposium, an international gathering of hip-hop artists, activists and intellectuals. For more information contact Hamburg Hip-Hop Academy: http://www.hiphopacademy-hamburg.de/.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 5:30pm
Texas A&M University. With hip-hop writer Giuseppe Pipitone (author of Louder Than A Bomb and Renegades of Funk) for discussion following screening of his new film "Unstoppable: The Roots of Hip-Hop in London." Harrington Education Center Classroom Building (HECC 209). For more information contact Africana Studies Program at 979-845-0264.
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 5:00pm
Texas A&M University. "Global Hip-Hop and Economic Recovery." Rap Sessions panel discussion featuring Akua Naru (The Journey Aflame), Blitz The Ambassador (Afropolitan Dreams), Giuseppe Pipitone (Louder Than a Bomb) and Dr. Dawn-Elissa Fischer (Associate Professor Africana Studies, San Francisco State University). Moderated by Bakari Kitwana. Architectural Building C (Rm 101). For more information contact Africana Studies Program: 979-845-0264.