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Political Activism and the Case for Hope
November 7, 2018
McCullough Student Center
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Join Black Lives Matter advocate DeRay McKesson for an interactive program about political activism, as McKesson shares how his liberal arts education gives perspective and informs his approach to advocacy. Location: Wilson Hall, McCullough Student Center, Middlebury College.
Hosted by the Ilsley Public Library.
- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in partnership with Middlebury College
The First Wednesdays talks presented in partnership with Middlebury College and the Mellon Foundation are part of Listening & Speaking in Public Spheres, an initiative that calls upon students, faculty and the broader Middlebury, Vermont community to strengthen capacities for productive discourse in the public sphere by developing new tools for engagement.
For more information
- “DeRay McKesson Talks About the Hardest Job He’s Ever Had,” The Atlantic, 6/2/2018
- DeRay McKesson on Twitter
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