Date: March 12th
Place: Kiva Center
Time: 2:00-4:00 p.m
Reception and Exhibit
Time: 4:30-6:45 p.m.
Place: Student Center (306AB)
Sponsors: University Libraries, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Center For Student Involvement, and the May 4 Visitors Center.
Student Lives Matter: Resistance and Violence from Kent State to Jackson State
Bio: Dr. Ibram X. Kendi (formerly Ibram H. Rogers) is currently a National Academy of Education/Spencer Post-doctoral Fellow, and a visiting assistant professor of Africana Studies at Brown University
Kendi began his career as an assistant professor of African American history at SUNY College at Oneonta. He earned his doctoral degree in African American Studies from Temple University in 2010. A native of Queens, New York, and Manassas, Virginia, he earned his undergraduate degrees in Journalism and African American Studies from Florida A&M University.