Urban Education and Hip-Hop Culture Expert to Lecture at Hamilton College

By Cindy McNicholl

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Date(s) & Time(s)::

February 6, 2012 at 4:15 PM

Location: Hamilton College - Kirner-Johnson Building, Bradford Auditorium

Event Description

Black History Month keynote speech: "Hip-Hop Culture, Perceived Anti-Intellectualism, and Young Black Males" by Don Sawyer, director of Syracuse University’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.

Sawyer’s lecture will examine the socio-cultural variables that affect the lives and academic achievements of black male students. Using the voices of young black men, he will offer alternative perspectives on what hip-hop means to these youth
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