Lecture Series Examines Gentrification, Culture, and Community Change: The Onus to Protect Black History

Mar. 20, 2018

Lecture Series Examines Gentrification, Culture, and Community Change: The Onus to Protect Black History
Attend the series on Wednesday, April 11

Natalie Hopkinson, assistant professor at Howard University, will speak on the preservation of culture and community in the face of development and gentrification on Wednesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in Winifred Moore Auditorium.

Hopkinson is a fellow of the Interactivity Foundation, a contributing opinion writer to the New York Times, former culture writer for the Washington Post and the Root, and author most recently of "A Mouth Is Always Muzzled: Six Dissidents, Five Continents, and the Art of Resistance."

The lecture is part of the Webster Groves Historic Preservation Lecture Series, sponsored in part by the Department of Art, Design, and Art History, with the Webster Groves Historic Preservation Commission.

The event is free and open to the public with a reception to follow.

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