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Jelani Cobb: The Half-Life of Freedom: Race and Justice in America Today
Start Date: 3/27/2018Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 3/27/2018End Time: 8:00 PM

Event Description:

Jelani Cobb, staff writer for the New Yorker, and a professor of journalism at Columbia University, will visit Phillips Exeter Academy on Tuesday, March 27. Hosted by The Exonian newspaper’s Strickler Fund, Cobb give an evening talk at 7 pm in the Assembly Hall, and visit with Exonian staff and students throughout the day. The evening lecture is free and open to all, and is part of the Town of Exeter’s “We The People” lecture series.

Cobb, a leading voice in race issues in America today, is the author of The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress (Walker, 2010), To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip Hop Aesthetic (2007), and The Devil & Dave Chappelle and Other Essays. His articles and essays have appeared in The Washington PostThe New Yorker,[2] EssenceVibeEmergeThe ProgressiveThe Washington City PaperOne MagazineEbony and TheRoot.com.

Location Information:
Phillips Exeter Academy - Academy Building  (View Map)
53 Front Street
Exeter, NH 03833
Rockingham
Room: Assembly Hall -Main
Contact Information:
Name: Ms. Erica Lazure
Phone: 603-3771
Email: elazure@exeter.edu
Who Can Attend:
Free and open to the public.
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