Marc Lamont Hill

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Marc Lamont Hill, born on December 17, 1978, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a distinguished American academic, author, and media personality. He serves as a professor of urban education at the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Graduate Center and holds the position of Steve Charles Professor of Media, Cities, and Solutions at Temple University. His academic work, as a cultural anthropologist and critical policy scholar, delves into complex themes such as race, education, citizenship, and state violence, both in the United States and the Middle East. Apart from his academic pursuits, Hill is also a prominent figure in the media industry. He has hosted various television shows, including UpFront on Al Jazeera English, VH1 Live! on VH1, and reunion shows for Basketball Wives. Additionally, he contributes as a correspondent for BET News. His impact extends beyond academia and media; Hill is also known for his community engagement. He founded and directs The People’s Education Center in Philadelphia and owns Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books, a space that reflects his commitment to education and community development. His contributions to society have earned him recognition as one of America’s 100 most influential Black leaders by Ebony Magazine

Hill’s scholarly interests encompass digital activism, mass incarceration, and urban education, and he has authored several notable books, including ‘Nobody,’ ‘Gentrifier,’ and ‘Beats, Rhymes and Classroom Life. His multifaceted career highlights his dedication to both academic rigor and social activism, making him a significant figure in contemporary discussions on race, culture, and education.

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