MARTHA DIAZ

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Word Rapport: The Classroom and the Cell, Marc Lamont Hill with Monifa Bandele
Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

The Schomburg proudly welcomes back Marc Lamont Hill, who joins us to discuss topics that range from race and politics to love and hip hop, as explored in his latest book – which was co-authored with internationally respected activist Mumia Abu-Jamal - The Classroom and the Cell: Conversations on Black Life in America. Monifa Akinwole-Bandele, a highly respected human rights activist and community engagement consultant, will guide the discussion, focusing on the dynamic conversations that define the book and on the challenges that presented themselves in the creation of this historic collaboration. Presented in collaboration with AKILA WORKSONGS.
FREE! Registration recommended: www.schomburgcenter.eventbrite.com or call (212) 491-2040. After all Word Rapport programs, attendees will have the opportunity to purchase the participants’ books and have them signed.  

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
(Langston Hughes Auditorium)
515 Malcolm X Blvd., New York, NY 10037
(212) 491-2200
Directions: www.nypl.org/locations/tid/64/directions

Word Rapport: The Classroom and the Cell, Marc Lamont Hill with Monifa Bandele

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

The Schomburg proudly welcomes back Marc Lamont Hill, who joins us to discuss topics that range from race and politics to love and hip hop, as explored in his latest book – which was co-authored with internationally respected activist Mumia Abu-Jamal - The Classroom and the Cell: Conversations on Black Life in America. Monifa Akinwole-Bandele, a highly respected human rights activist and community engagement consultant, will guide the discussion, focusing on the dynamic conversations that define the book and on the challenges that presented themselves in the creation of this historic collaboration. Presented in collaboration with AKILA WORKSONGS.

FREE! Registration recommended: www.schomburgcenter.eventbrite.com or call (212) 491-2040. After all Word Rapport programs, attendees will have the opportunity to purchase the participants’ books and have them signed.  

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

(Langston Hughes Auditorium)

515 Malcolm X Blvd., New York, NY 10037

(212) 491-2200

Directions: www.nypl.org/locations/tid/64/directions