Black History Month Extravaganza ft. Danny Glover "Art, Social Justice & Liberation"
Danny Glover has been a leading presence on screen, stage and television for over 25 years. His film credits range from the blockbuster Lethal Weapon franchise, Academy award-nominated and award-winning films, The Color Purple and Dream Girls, to serving as the co-founder of the NY-based Louveture Films dedicated to developing films of historical relevance like The Black Power Mixtape 1967 -1975.
Off screen, Glover has gained respect for his wide-reaching community activism and philanthropic efforts, with a particular emphasis on advocacy for economic justice, and access to health care and educational programs in the U.S. and Africa.
Glover trained at the Black Actors’ Workshop of the American Conservatory Theatre. He attended San Francisco State University and was a member of the Black Student Union. In an interview format, Glover will share his views on topics including the current political climate, activism, then and now, and art and culture as vehicles for social change.
Presented by the Center for Black Culture, Black Student Union, & Cultural Programming Advisory Board and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Cosponsors: Division of Student Life, Vice Provost for Diversity, Departments of Black American Studies and Theatre, Disability Support Services, and Residence Life & Housing.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:00pm
Mitchell Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA