George E. Kent Lecture w/ Nikki Giovanni

Thu., February 06, 2020 | 6:30 PM — 9:00 PM

Harris Public Policy
Keller Center
1307 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States


Join the Organization of Black Students and the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy for the George E. Kent Lecture, featuring world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, and activist, Nikki Giovanni. The evening will begin with a spoken word performance from Kenwood Academy students. Kenwood Academy High School has an honors level poetry class, after school poetry club, and Louder Than A Bomb poetry team. Kenwood's spoken word program empowers students by encouraging them to examine and critique societal structures while giving them an avenue to make their voices heard.