WORCESTER, Mass. – Marc Lamont Hill, a leading hip-hop generation intellectual and a nationally-syndicated columnist will give a talk in honor of Black History Month on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom at the College of the Holy Cross. His talk, sponsored by the Black Student Union (BSU) and the Teacher Education Program, is free and open to the public. The talk will be followed by a question and answer session.
Hill has provided commentary for numerous news outlets such as NPR, Washington Post, Essence Magazine, and the New York Times. Currently he serves as a political contributor for Fox News Channel and appears on The O’Reilly Factor, Huckabee, and Hannity.
Prior to his work with Fox, Hill was a regular guest on CNN, MSNBC, and CourtTV. As a nationally-syndicated columnist, his writings appear weekly in Metro newspapers.
In 2009, Hill joined Columbia University as an associate professor of education at the Teachers College and holds an affiliated faculty appointment in African American Studies at the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University.
Hill earned his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the connections between youth culture, identity, and the education.
Press Release: February 18, 2010 For additional information contact Cristal Steuer at 508.793.2419 ###