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African American Lecture Series

African American Lecture Series

African American Lecture Series – A Brief History

Over the course of the past six years, The African American Lecture Series has featured such distinguished African American writers, artists and public intellectuals as James McBride, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Tavis Smiley, Angela Davis, Dr. Cornel West, Harry Belafonte, LeVar Burton, Anita Hill, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Angela Rye. The series' mission is to not only promote African American history, but also to educate and engage the Texas Tech University community and broader public about the contributions regarding the indelible impact African Americans have made on American society and indeed the world.

About Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr., Professor, Princeton University

Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr. is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of African American Studies at Princeton. He frequently appears in the media as a columnist for TIME Magazine and as an MSNBC contributor on programs such as Morning Joe and Deadline Whitehouse with Nicolle Wallace. He regularly appears on Meet the Press on Sundays. Dr. Glaude also hosts Princeton's AAS podcast, a conversation addressing the field of African American Studies and the Black experience in the 21st century.

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