U-M MLK Day: Harper Hill on "The Fierce Urgency of Now"
Monday, 1/15/2018, 10:00 am. ARCHIVED EVENT
Location: Hill Auditorium
Actor, author, and philanthropist Hill Harper will deliver the keynote memorial lecture at U-M's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium, entitled "The Fierce Urgency of Now." In addition to being an award-winning actor in film and television (e.g., Beloved; CSI:NY; All Eyez on Me), Harper is the author of several best-selling self-help books (e.g., 'Letters to a Young Brother'; 'Letters to an Incarcerated Brother'). He has won three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his work as Dr. Sheldon Hawkes on CSI:NY. A graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School, Harper recently became the new owner of the Charles T. Fisher mansion in Detroit's Historic Boston-Edison District, according to the Detroit News.