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(While Tickets Last) Historically Speaking: The Corporate Branding and Cultural Appropriation of Hip Hop

December 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

A distinguished panel of academics, artists, and music industry veterans will discuss hip-hop’s influence in corporate boardrooms, living rooms, fashion runways as well as courtside. The panel will consider the complicated legacy of the co-opting of Black art, style, and innovation and how corporate branding has included hip-hop in strategies to reach a broader range of consumers and markets. Naima Cochrane will moderate a panel conversation with Bill Stephney, Nicole Plantin, Gabriel Allan Tolliver, and Carlton Keith Harrison.

This program is free.

Registration is required.