Dear America, Everyone is Watching
Time: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PST
Location: Multipurpose Room
The African American Resource and Culture Center welcomes Kevin Powell back to UCSC. He will be having a discussion about the election and how the communities outside of politics can protect themselves and help others. This will be a safe space for conversation. If you are interested, please come out and participate in this highly need talk.
Kevin Powell is one of the most acclaimed political, cultural, literary and hip-hop voices in America today. Kevin is a native of Jersey City, raised by a single mother in extreme poverty, but managed to study at Rutgers University in New Brunswick thanks to New Jersey’s Educational Opportunity Fund. Kevin has gone on to be the author of 12 books, including his newest title, The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy’s Journey into Manhood. It is a critically acclaimed and brutally honest memoir about his life, including his youth. In 2018, he will publish a biography of Tupac Shakur, the late rapper and controversial American icon. Kevin's writings have also appeared in CNN.com, Esquire, Ebony, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, ESPN.com and Vibe Magazine, where he worked for many years as a senior writer, interviewing such diverse public figures as Tupac Shakur and General Colin Powell.
Sponsored by the AARCC, College 9 and College 10.