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Forum Series – Breaking Down Walls & Building Bridges: Che “Rhymefest” Smith

Tue, March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Smith CR-Spg 2017 ForumChe “Rhymefest” Smith discusses how citizens can use positions of leverage to address issues of police brutality, systematic biases, and lack of services. As a writer, artist, activist, political organizer and teacher, Che has cracked glass ceilings and shattered negative stereotypes about hip-hop. Among other awards, he won a Grammy for co-writing “Jesus Walks” with Kanye West and an Academy Award for his work on the song “Glory,” featured in the film Selma.

The event is free and open to the public. A reserved ticket is required. Contact the Box Office at 815-226-4100 or boxoffice@rockford.edu to reserve your free ticket. The Clark Arts Center is accessible.

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Date:
Tue, March 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Maddox Theatre
5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

Organizer

Box Office
Phone:
815-226-4100
Email:
boxoffice@rockford.edu