Lecture: Diversity, Leadership, Donald Trump, and the Future of America

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019 at 7:30 pm
Location:Campanile Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
Phone:515-294-2059
Channel:Student Affairs
Categories:Diversity Lectures Student activities
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"Stay Woke: Diversity, Leadership, Donald Trump, and the Future of America," Kevin Powell, activist and book author. He also has written for the Huffington Post, British GQ and Vibe Magazine. In a world where violence, fear, division and hate have become the norm, Kevin offers hope and a new and different way to view ourselves, to view each other. Powell will sign copies of his book prior to the lecture (7 p.m.).

About Kevin Powell
Kevin Powell is one of the most acclaimed political, cultural, literary and hip-hop voices in America today. Kevin is a native of Jersey City, raised by a single mother in extreme poverty, but managed to study at Rutgers University in New Brunswick thanks to New Jersey's Educational Opportunity Fund. Kevin has gone on to be the author of 12 books, including his newest title, The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy's Journey into Manhood. It is a critically acclaimed and brutally honest memoir about his life, including his youth. In 2018, he will publish a biography of Tupac Shakur, the late rapper and controversial American icon.

Co-sponsors
Coalition of Black Male Students
Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs