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Hip-Hop generation’s activism

Andreana Clay will examine the response of hip-hop communities to current movements like Black Lives Matter in her talk “‘Hell You Talmbout?’: Black Lives, Black Resistance and Hip-Hop.” Her lecture will be held on Sept. 27 at 4:30 p.m. in … Continue reading

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The Grace of Silence

Award-winning journalist and longtime host and special correspondent for National Public Radio Michele Norris will present “The Grace of Silence and the Power of Words” on Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. While exploring … Continue reading

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Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of the best-selling Between the World and Me (Spiegel & Grau, 2015)–a National Book Award finalist and one of the most talked about books in the United States this year–will speak on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in Gasson … Continue reading

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Life on 6th Street

Sociologist Alice Goffman, author of On The Run: Fugitive Life in an American City (The University of Chicago Press, 2014), will speak on Sept. 8 at 7:00 p.m. in Devlin Hall, 101.  Listed among the best nonfiction books of 2014 by Publisher’s … Continue reading

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From West Africa

In her book, African & American: West Africans in Post-Civil Rights America (New York University Press, 2014), Boston College alumna Violet Showers Johnson and co-author Marilyn Halter tell the story of first and second generation West African immigrants and refugees in the United … Continue reading

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The Doctor, Undone

James Kyung-Jin Lee, author of Urban Triage: Race and the Fictions of Multiculturalism, will speak Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in Stokes 195S. Lee is the chair of the Asian American Studies Department at the University of California-Irvine and an Episcopal priest. … Continue reading

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Economist Julianne Malveaux

Boston College alumna and Bennett College President Emerita Julianne Malveaux, an economist, columnist, and commentator, will present “Economics and Race: Perspectives on Our Nation’s Future” on Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. Malveaux’s talk will touch upon the … Continue reading

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