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Media Appearances

Spring 2019

Date

Time

Event

Location

February 12

11:30am

A Conversation with UH Alumnus and former President Obama's Community Advisor: Omowale Luthuli-Allen, community engagement coordinator for former President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative in Houston (Sponsors: African American Studies 50th Anniversary Lecture Series)

Agnes Arnold Room 210

3535 Main St., Houston, TX 77002
3553 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77004

February 19

11:30am

A Conversation with UH Alumnus and former Harris County Commissioner: Gene Locke, former Harris County Commissioner of Precinct 1. (Sponsors: African American Studies 50th Anniversary Lecture Series)

Agnes Arnold Room 210

3535 Main St., Houston, TX 77002
3553 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77004

March 5

2:30pm - 4:30pm 

Sugarland History and the Lost 95 African Americans: Brooke Lewis, Houston Chronicle Reporter, and Professor Naomi Mitchell Carrier,
Houston Community College (Sponsors: African American Studies, the UH Center for Public History, and the Department of Modern & Classical Languages)

Rockwell Pavilion,
M.D. Anderson Library
4333 University Dr., Houston, TX 77204

March 20

5:00pm

FROM #BLACKLIVESMATTER TO BLACK LIBERATION: Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor & Charles H. Mcilwain University Preceptor, Department of African-American Studies, Princeton University (Sponsors: Cullen Chair in History and Business, African-American Studies,
and Department of History at University of Houston)

Hilton Hotel, Shamrock Ballroom
University of Houston,
4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77004

May 18

6:00pm - 8:00pm

University of Houston's African American Studies Annual Scholarship Banquet (50th Anniversary)  Host: Faculty and staff of the University of Houston's African American Studies Program

Hilton Hotel, Conrad Ballroom
University of Houston,
4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77004

Fall 2018

Date

Time

Event

Location

October 10

6:00pm-7:00pm

Talking Black In AmericaDr. Tracey Weldon-Stewart, Associate Dean For Diversity, Interdisciplinary Programs, And Social Sciences And Associate Professor Of English And Linguistics, University Of South Carolina (Sponsor: African American Studies)

Agnes Arnold Room 210

3535 Main St., Houston, TX 77002
3553 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77004

September 20

6:00pm

African American Studies Community Workshop - Building Your Personal Brand: Strategies and Techniques Useful in Articulating Your
Story to Others:
Ms. Zakiya Larry, former media director for Bishop T.D. Jakes and current celebrity media coach

Agnes Arnold Room 210

3535 Main St., Houston, TX 77002
3553 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77004

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Event

Location

November 11

7:00pm - Midnight

Dashikis and Denim-Birthday Bash & Concert: Celebrating Baba Deloyd Parker's 70th Birthday (Sponsored by S.H.A.P.E. Community Center)

Ensemble Theatre Ballroom,

3535 Main St., Houston, TX 77002

November 16

11:30am - 1:00pm

The Game Changers-From Raised Fists to #TakeAKnee: Dr. John Carlos, Arian Foster, Dr. Gerald Horne, Ed Thomas, and Sam Khan Jr. (Sponsors:  Valenti School of Communication; Department of Health and Human Performance; African American Studies Program)

Student Theater

Student Center South

November 20

5:30pm - 6:30pm 

Oil in the 'Mix' of Insurgency-Unmasking the Resurgence of Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria's Northeast: Dr. Phillip Ademola Olayoku (Sponsors: Global Energy, Development, and Sustainability; UH Energy; UH Center for Public History; Rice Huniversity)

 SEC 101

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