30th Annual MLK Celebration Welcomes Jasiri X!

30th Annual MLK Celebration Welcomes Jasiri X!

"From the controversial viral video What if the Tea Party was Black?, to the hard hitting hilarity of Republican Woman…stay away from me, Jasiri X cleverly uses Hip-Hop to provide social commentary on a variety of issues."

2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

30th Annual University of Puget Sound Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

All are invited to attend the our 30th Annual Martin Luther King Celebration on Tuesday, January 19 at 7pm in Schneebeck Concert Hall with a reception to immediately follow. Our program this year will include messages from various Puget Sound community members, live music, and a keynote lecture featuring emcee and community activist Jasiri X.

Jasiri X is the creative force and artist behind the ground breaking internet news series, This Week with Jasiri X, which has garnered critical acclaim, thousands of subscribers, and millions of internet views. From the controversial viral video What if the Tea Party was Black?, to the hard hitting hilarity of Republican Woman…stay away from me, Jasiri X cleverly uses Hip-Hop to provide social commentary on a variety of issues. His videos have been featured on websites as diverse as Allhiphop.com and The Huffington Post and Jasiri has been a guest on BET Rap City, The Michael Baisden Show, Free Speech TV, Left of Black, and Russia Today. http://jasirix.com/?page_id=67

Admission for this event is free and doors will open at 6:30pm. For accessibility information, please contact accessibility@pugetsound.edu or (253) 879-3236. Additional information can be provided through the Center for Intercultural & Civic Engagement at cice@pugetsound.edu  or (253) 879-2751.

Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs (DSA), ASUPS, & Office of Diversity & Inclusion