Upcoming: Bonnette-Bailey’s Lecture at Atlantic Academy, Germany

Posted On December 10, 2018
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Dr. Lakeyta M. Bonnette-Bailey will deliver a lecture at the Atlantic Academy on the role of the Hip-Hop culture as a social movement in its fight against the political and social injustices experienced by the marginalized communities on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. As part of her tour in Germany, the lecture — entitled “’We gon’ be alright’. Contemporary African-American protest music” — will take place at the TU Kaiserslautern, Building 57, Room 208/210 (Rotunde), 6-7.30pm. Dr. Bonnette-Bailey, an Associate Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University, is the recipient of the Harvard’s Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow for 2018-2019 and the author of the Pulse of the People: Rap Music and Black Political Attitudes (2015).

The Atlantic Academy is a non-profit institution founded in 1996 by the Rhineland-Palatinate state government and supported by a non-partisan association, with the goal of cultivating transatlantic relations and providing comprehensive information on US politics and society. The Academy aims to contribute to the preservation and promotion of the transatlantic community of values​​, provide a forum for the discussion of controversial issues and contribute to the mutual understanding of Europeans and Americans.

More information can be found on the Atlantic Academy website.