9th Annual Ray Warren Multicultural Symposium
Date: November 8 2012 7:00pm Location: Templeton Campus Center
Templeton Campus Center
“Why Is That Black Hunger Games Character Black? Looking At Race, Identity, and the Interwebs”
Baratunde Thurston, author of How To Be Black, a New York Times bestseller, is a politically-active, technology-loving comedian from the future. He co-founded the political blog Jack and Jill Politics and served as director of digital for The Onion. Baratunde travels the world, speaking and advising on the subjects of our digital future and storytelling, satire and democracy, and race and politics. He has written for Vanity Fair and the UK Independent, performs standup in NYC, and appears on cable news regularly to say smart things in funny ways.