Black Culture in the Digital Age with DeRay Mckesson
Thursday, April 25, 2019 · 4:30 PM - 6 PM
DeRay Mckesson will discuss his recent book, On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope, a meditation on resistance, justice, and freedom. The discussion will be led by students participating in the Black Culture in the Digital Age course within the UMBC Department of English. This course explores the intersections of race, ethnicity, discourse, media, and communication systems while encouraging students to grapple with the impact of digital media on social movements, such as Black Lives Matter. Seating is limited and advance registration is required.
Sponsored by the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; the Public Humanities Minor; the Orser Center in the UMBC Department of American Studies; and the Dresher Center for the Humanities.
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