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Lecture: 'The War on Youth' by Marc Lamont Hill

Event Details

February 15, 2017
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available

Lecture by Marc Lamont Hill, scholar, activist, television personality and Distinguished Professor of African-American Studies at Morehouse College in Atlanta speaks on "The War on Youth."

He is the host of HuffPost Live, BET News and VH1 Live, as well as a political contributor for CNN. He is the former host of the nationally syndicated television show "Our World With Black Enterprise" and a political contributor to Fox News Channel. An award-winning journalist, Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

In 2011, Ebony Magazine named him one of America's 100 most influential black leaders.

Tickets will be available at the Fine Arts Center Box Office starting Wednesday, Feb. 1 and will be available for everyone to receive for free with their school ID in the following format: 

UMass students can obtain two tickets and faculty can obtain one ticket.

Starting Monday, Feb. 6, Five College students can get two tickets and faculty can get one ticket.

On Friday, Feb. 10, general public can obtain one ticket per person.

FAC Box Office hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to -6 p.m. 

Doors will open at approximately 6:30 p.m. the day of the event, and there will be no re-admittance. Standby tickets will be given away at 7: p.m. to fill any empty seats.

Sponsored by Union Program Council.