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After Dinner Conversation

Saturday, February 6th, 2016
Marc Lamont Hill spoke at the Carrier Dome on Sunday.

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill spoke with the inflection of Dr. King, the fire of Malcolm X, and ended with the bravura of Dr. Michael Eric Dyson at the Carrier Dome on Sunday. Hear an excerpt from his speech below.

Throwback Thursday

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Fashions by Gabrielle DeOrdio from Syracuse in Focus on Vimeo.

Dancing to Salute the Drum Major of Justice

Monday, February 1st, 2016
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration-Carrier Dome

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration-Carrier Dome

The Doctor & Uncle George

Monday, February 1st, 2016
The Doctor and Uncle George: Professor Rick Wright and George Kilpatrick provided live commentary at the Dome for Syracuse University's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.

Professor Rick Wright (left) and George Kilpatrick provided live commentary at the Dome for Syracuse University’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.

FOE: Friends of Esther

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
Neil deGrasse Tyson at University Lecture Series (about a decade ago)

Neil deGrasse Tyson at the University Lecture Series (about a decade ago).

Coming Soon: MLH at MLK Celebration

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Throwback Thursday

Thursday, November 26th, 2015
Members of the Syracuse 8 at CBT

Members of the Syracuse 8 at CBT in 2005

Here is a book published about the efforts of those courageous student athletes.

Sound Advice

Friday, November 20th, 2015

The Power of Vision from Syracuse in Focus on Vimeo.

Journalist and author Byron Pitts gave some advice during a visit to Syracuse University. Pitts (along with Soledad O’Brien) will be part of “Conversation on Race in America” concert special that airs tonight on A&E Network and AOL.com.

Cultural Engagement

Monday, November 16th, 2015
Ibrahim Lawton gave strageties to prevent and resolve micro-aggressions and cultural insensitivity in majority spaces during a workshop at the Blacktivism Conference on Saturday.

This was maybe our favorite module during the Blacktivism Conference on Saturday. SU law student Ibrahim Lawton (above) gave strategies to prevent and resolve micro-aggression and cultural insensitivity in majority spaces. The interactive workshop offered pearls of wisdom for those in higher education or the corporate sector.

Leading Ladies

Sunday, November 15th, 2015
Angela Robinson (left) and Tionna Smalls told students to find a seat at the table and get their minds right respectively in the  contemporary media climate. They agreed that to changes images of minorities in the media ownership and being objective with a pinch of positivity as it relates to the stories they select.

Angela Robinson (left) and Tionna Smalls told students to pursue excellence and understand their power in this contemporary media climate yesterday.  They agreed that to change the images of minorities in the media, ownership and being objective with a pinch of positivity are key. Robinson is host of “In Contact,” a public affairs show in Atlanta. She is also a graduate of Syracuse University.  Smalls is an author, blogger, relationship expert and host of the MTV series “Girl, Get Your Mind Right.” Their discussion, which was part of the Blactivism Conference, was moderated by Lorraine Branham, Dean of The Newhouse School of Public Communication.