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February 1, 2016 - 11:07am
Activist and media personality Marc Lamont Hill served as the keynote speaker for the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and highlighted activism and agency.

Marc Lamont Hill said it’s easy to share stories about injustice on social media, but taking action is necessary to see true changes in today’s society. The Morehouse College professor shared his thoughts on social justice movements with those in attendance in the Carrier Dome Sunday during Syracuse University’s 31st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. 

“You can’t talk about Martin King and not talk about acting — acting bravely,” Hill said. “The biggest problem in the world today is that there are too many people that don’t do anything.”

February 12, 2015 - 3:52pm
From BET to Syfy to Beyond (Review): Lattaker-Johnson reveals truths with race and entertainment media.

Robyn Lattaker-Johnson said her mission is to change the world a little bit.

Lattaker-Johnson, a dynamic leader with more than 20 years of experience in entertainment was the speaker at the Newhouse School’s 14th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media.

October 10, 2012 - 1:16pm
SU students take to Twitter to voice their feelings on Nas' no-show.

Amidst all the fanfare and good vibes that filled the Carrier Dome at last night’s One World Concert, one highly-anticipated artist that was slated to perform within the all-star lineup was noticeably absent: Nas.