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Black Student Union Presents: Harry Belafonte
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 4pm
Harry Belafote is a singer, songwriter, actor, social activist and civil rights leader. Mr. Belafonte received the Kennedy Center Honors in 1989. He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1994 and he won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. He also supported the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and was one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s confidants.
Keisha-Khan Perry, anthropologist and scholar-activist
"Black Women Against the Land Grab: The fight for Racial Justice in Brazil"
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 5:30pm
Leadership Town Hall
Dr. Perry is an Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and specializes in the critical study of race, gender, and politics in the Americas with a particular focus on black women’s activism, urban geography and questions of citizenship, feminist theories, intellectual history and disciplinary formations, and the interrelationship between scholarship, pedagogy, and political engagement. She has conducted extensive research in Mexico, Jamaica, Belize, Brazil, Argentina, and the United States.