Michele Byrd-McPhee, Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence at UW–Madison Division of the Arts, is one of the Real Talk for Real Change, Advancing Hip Hop as a Path Toward Equity, panelists

 “Advancing Hip-Hop as a Path Toward Equity” will take place Thursday, Nov. 19, 3 p.m.

In this Real Talk for Real Change symposium, organizers will bring together hip-hop artists, scholars, and educators to share artistic representations, discuss connections between hip-hop and youth-led movements for Black lives, and to share proven practices in hip-hop education as paths toward youth empowerment and equity.

The panel will feature special guests:

  • Michele Byrd-McPhee (Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence, UW–Madison Division of the Arts)
  • Rob Dz (Madison/Beloit-based rapper)
  • Duane Holland Jr. (professor, UW–Madison Dance Department)
  • Sofia Snow (director of the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives and First Wave Scholarship Program, UW–Madison)

Add the email, place@education.wisc.edu, to your address book so you will receive your link to join the event! If you don’t receive an email confirmation two days before your event, please check your junk or spam folders.

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