Black History Month: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ilyasah Shabazz

University Center, Great Lakes Rooms

Tuesday, February 19, 2013


Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of "The Beautiful Struggle" and editor of The Atlantic Monthly Magazine, will discuss what it means to be Black and the future of Black culture in America.

Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of civil rights activist Malcolm X, will talk about her memoir, "Growing Up X," the legacy of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz, and the lessons she learned personally from the values instilled by her parents.

This event is sponsored by Platform Personalities, Black Student Union,and the Student Activity Fee.


Free - Students with NMU ID; $2 - General Public


University Center, Great Lakes Rooms
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Event Contact

Rachel Harris

Phone: 906-227-6543

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