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Expressions of King's Legacy Celebration

Please join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This keynote program is the longest standing diversity program at RIT currently in our 36th year.
Join us as our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill speaks on "Building Community in an Hour of Chaos". Information about our musical performers to come soon.

MARC LAMONT HILL - Host of HuffPost Live and BET News, VH1 and Political Contributor for CNN

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill shares a bold vision of the future, where social progress and the pursuit of equality depend on listening to each other while adopting a fearless attitude toward change.

As a scholar and award-winning author, Dr. Hill expertly dissects political and social moments as a way to initiate frank discussions on culture, politics and race. By identifying key issues, challenges, controversies and trends in the news, he spotlights the work that must be done to sustain the ongoing struggle for equality and freedom.

Dr. Hill’s message emphasizes the importance of working across generations to promote America’s youth and even rely on them to inspire future progress. He provides concrete solutions for bringing communities together, along with anecdotes and examples to inspire hope and courage.

On stage, Dr. Hill displays the charismatic and provocative style that has made him a popular host of HuffPost Live, BET News and VH1 Live, as well as a political contributor for CNN. Audiences are drawn to his passion and intellect while responding positively to his call to continuously reimagine the world they want to live in.