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In this virtual book study, join Marc Lamont Hill, an award-winning journalist and author for a conversation about his book "We Still Here: Pandemic, Policing, Protest, and Possibility."
Hill will be in dialogue with T. Elon Dancy, executive director of CUE, Chelsea Jimenez, a CUE graduate student, and Derric Heck, a visiting student fellow from Stanford University.
>> Learn more about the book: https://www.amazon.com/We-Still-Here-Pandemic-Possibility/dp/1642594539/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=we+still+here&qid=1604987193&sr=8-3
Meet Marc Lamont Hill:
Marc Lamont Hill is currently the host of "BET News." An award-winning journalist, Marc has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. He is the Steve Charles Professor of Media, Cities, and Solutions at Temple University. Prior to that, he held positions at Columbia University and Morehouse College.
Marc 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. Over the past few years, he has actively worked on campaigns to end the death penalty and to release numerous political prisoners. He is the author or co-author of four books: the award-winning "Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life: Hip-Hop Pedagogy and the Politics of Identity;" "The Classroom and the Cell: Conversations on Black Life in America;" the New York Times bestseller "Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on The Vulnerable from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond;" and "Gentrifier." He has also published two edited books: "Media, Learning, and Sites of Possibility" and "Schooling Hip-Hop: New Directions in Hip-Hop Based Education."