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Lecture: Marc Lamont Hill
“The State of Hip Hop: Hip Hop's Influence on Society”

Marc Lamont Hill, Ph.D., assistant professor of urban education at Temple University, is one of the youngest members of the growing body of “Hip-Hop Intellectuals” in the country. His work, which covers topics such as hip-hop culture, politics, sexuality, and education, and religion, has appeared in numerous journals, magazines, books, and anthologies. He has lectured widely and provides regular commentary for media outlets like the Washington Post, New York Times, Essence magazine, NPR, CNN, MSNBC, CourtTV, and Fox News. Hill is the author of the forthcoming book Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life: Hip-Hop, Pedagogy, and the Politics of Identity, and is co-editor of Media, Learning, and Sites of Possibility. In 2005, Ebony magazine named him one of America's top 30 Black leaders under 30 years old. Sponsored by the Reed College Black Men's Group.

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