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Welcome Week-Bree Newsome: Tearing Hatred from the Sky

Date:
Friday, August 19th 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Bree Newsome is a community organizer, award-winning filmmaker, writer, composer and singer who made headlines when she scaled the 30 foot flagpole in front of the South Carolina statehouse and removed the Confederate flag. She will share her belief in the power of the individual to make a difference in combating hate, injustice and inequality.
Optional discussion groups following Bree’s presentation will be held in Linkins and Watterson Dining Centers over lunch. If you are interested in participating, look for the marked tables. These discussions will be facilitated by an ISU staff member.

Braden Auditorium, Bone Student Center

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.

Venue

Bone Student Center
200 N. University Street
Normal, IL
Phone:
(309) 438-4636
Website:
http://bonestudentcenter.illinoisstate.edu

Organizer

Dean of Students Office
Phone:
(309) 438-2008
Email:
deanofstudents@ilstu.edu
Website:
http://www.deanofstudents.ilstu.edu/