The Spring 2017 Speaker Series, presented by CHAE, features key topics and issues of importance in the higher education landscape.

Join us!  All are welcome! 

Black Lives Matter at MSU: History, Issues, and Social Change 

Thursday, April 13, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 
252 Erickson Hall 

The Black Lives Matter movement has unfolded in cities and on campuses globally and nationally, as well as locally in Michigan.  BLM is writing a new chapter in Black people's struggle for liberation.  This panel will reflect on the origins of the movement, what it has accomplished, where its energies should be focused, and what implications it has for campuses like MSU.   

Featured Speakers

Dr. Denise Maybank
Vice President for Student Affairs and Services, MSU

Dr. Tamara Butler
Assistant Professor, Department of English and African American & African Studies Program, MSU  

Ashley A. Carr
Junior, Interdisciplinary Studies - Community Governance and Advocacy;
African American & African Studies minor