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27Sep
SchoolSeed Speaker Series feat. Chris Emdin
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM National Civil Rights Museum
Date: September 27, 2018 to September 27, 2018
Where: National Civil Rights Museum, 450 Mulberry St, Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38103
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Family
Ticket Price: N/A
Since 2014, SchoolSeed Foundation has been a key contributor to the ongoing conversation of race and equity in public education through its Speaker Series. Our next installment of the Speaker Series features Dr. Christopher Emdin. Dr. Christopher Emdin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, and a social critic, public intellectual and science advocate whose commentary on issues of race, culture, inequality and education have appeared in dozens of influential periodicals including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. He is the creator of the #HipHopEd social media movement, and a much sought-after public speaker on a number of topics that include hip-hop education, STEM education, politics, race, class, diversity, and youth empowerment.  He is the author of the award winning book, Urban Science Education for the Hip-hop Generation and the New York Times bestseller For White Folks Who Teach In the Hood and the Rest of Ya'll too.