Hill Harper at MLK Symposium

. January 2, 2018.
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Hill Harper, award-winning actor, best-selling author, and philanthropist, starred on CSI: NY from 2004 to 2013 and currently plays Calder Michaels on USA Network’s Covert Affairs. He is also the author of four New York Times bestsellers and has earned seven NAACP Image Awards. In addition, he founded the Manifest Your Destiny Foundation, dedicated to empowering underserved youth through mentorship, scholarship, and grant programs. The keynote presentation highlights over 60 community-oriented events designed to explore the current state of race in America and honor Dr. King’s legacy during this year’s U-M MLK Symposium.

10-11:30am. Monday, January 15
Hill Auditorium, 825 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor
734-936-1055 | mlksymposium.umich.edu
Free

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