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African American History Month Lecture Series Opens With Anita Hill

David Gay

February 13, 2018

Michael Eric Dyson will close the lecture series on Feb 26.

WHAT: Texas Tech University presents Anita Hill as part of the 2018 African American History Month Lecture Series.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 15)

WHERE: Texas Tech University Allen Theatre, Student Union Building

Anita Hill

Anita Hill

EVENT: Anita Hill, an author and professor of law, will speak as part of the 2018 African American History Month Lecture Series. Hill was the first African-American to receive tenure at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and is known for her groundbreaking advocacy work that has helped raise nationwide awareness of sexual harassment.

Hill currently serves as a professor of social policy, law and women's studies at Brandeis University and as counsel with the law firm Cohen Milstein, where she advises on class-action workplace discrimination cases. She has written two books, her biography, “Speaking Truth to Power,” and “Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race and Finding Home.” She also has been published by numerous news outlets, including Newsweek, The New York Times and the Boston Globe, and has appeared on several national television programs, including “Good Morning America,” Meet the Press” and NBC's “Today” show.

CONTACT: Nathaniel Wright, assistant professor, Department of Political Science, College of Arts & Sciences, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-4817 or nathaniel.wright@ttu.edu

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