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Race, Power, and Privilege (NYC)

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Acclaimed antiracist activist, author, educator, and speaker Tim Wise will deliver the annual MLK Lecture on Tuesday, April 12.

On Tuesday, April 12, from 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m, in the Student Union, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Black Student Union invite the Pace Community to join them for the annual MLK Lecture and Reception, featuring a discussion with Tim Wise, one of the nation's most prominent antiracist essayists and educators.

This year’s theme is Race, Power, and Privilege, which Wise will cover in his keynote address as he reflects on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the current political climate.

Tim Wise is the author of seven books including his highly-acclaimed memoir White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son. He has contributed chapters or essays to more than 25 additional books and his writings are taught in colleges and universities across the nation. Wise regularly appears on CNN and MSNBC to discuss issues on race. He graduated from Tulane University in 1990 and received antiracism training from the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond in New Orleans.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, click here.