Rap Sessions and the Trayvon Martin Foundation present:
America’s Most Wanted: Hip-hop, the Media & the Criminalization of Black and Brown Youth
From Mike Brown and Jordan Davis to Eric Garner and Trayvon Martin, a staggering number of Black and Brown men and boys have experienced the fatal outcome of the misguided perception that too many Americans hold concerning their identity.
Please join the MLK committee and campus sponsors in an evening of dialogue with some of our nation's most influential voices, featuring special guest Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin and co-founder of the Trayvon Martin Foundation.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center
This event is free, no tickets required. Open to the Public.
Meets the 5 x 10 Requirement for Identity Development for first-year Lehigh students.
Award-winning writer/Producer of BET documentary 50 Shots on Police Brutality and Sean Bell
Political Director for Russell Simmons/Editor-in-Chief of Globalgrind.com
NAACP National Director of Criminal Justice
Moderated by Jasiri X
Hip-Hop Artist and Activist, One Hood
Hosted by Bakari Kitwana
Executive Director of Rap Sessions
Co-Sponsors: MLK Committee, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Africana Studies, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, LTS, The Dialogue Center, CAS "Join the Dialogue" and Research and Graduate Studies.
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