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Staff PickDISSENT: Speaking Up, Speaking Back, Speaking Black

April 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

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Join Stanford University’s African & African American studies for our 15th Annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture: “Dissent: Speaking Up, Speaking Back, Speaking Black.” This year’s event features a panel conversation among highly celebrated journalists and activists who will explore matters of racial and gender justice, electoral organizing, and the politics of media activism.

Panelists include: Jemele Hill, former anchor of ESPN’s SportsCenter, host of His & Hers, and contributor to; Charlayne Hunter-Gault, award-winning journalist and special correspondent for PBS NewsHour and NPR; and DeJuana Thompson, founder of #WokeVote, Think Rubix, and former National African-American outreach director for the DNC.

Each of our panelists have earned a reputation for posing tough, insightful questions, telling powerful stories, and challenging our communities toward thought and action for a more just, equitable world.  Join us for what’s sure to be an enlightening, empowering discussion!

This event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30pm.​