January 21, 2019
The keynote speaker is Khalid el-Hakim who is the founder and curator of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, a collection of over 7,000 original artifacts of Black memorabilia dating from the trans-Atlantic slave trade era to hip-hop culture. Khalid has received national and international attention for his innovative work of exhibiting Black history outside of traditional museum spaces. Most recently, he was named one of the 100 Men of Distinction for 2017 by the highly respected business magazine, Black Enterprise. He holds a Master’s Degree is Socio-Cultural Studies of Education from Western Michigan University, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Taslim Jameela is the opening performance. Open to the public.
For accommodations and further information, contact Natalia Carvalho-Pinto, Kalamazoo College, (269) 337-7208 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dalton Theatre, Fine Arts Building, Kalamazoo College (1140 Academy Street)