Dr. Emmett Price to Speak during Black History Month
In celebration of Black History Month, Trinity will welcome guest speaker Dr. Emmett Price III, professor of music and African American Studies at Northeastern University in Boston, on Monday, February 4, at 3:30 p.m. in the Grand Lobby.
The title of his address will be “The Power of Black Music: From Spirituals to Hip Hop.” The event is free and open to the public.
Trinity’s history department sponsors a public lecture every year to educate students and the community about topics in the history of people of African descent or of race relations in the United States. Speakers also address how Christianity impacts the black American experience.
About the speaker
Emmett G. Price III is one of the nation's leading experts on African American Music, African American Culture, the Black Church, Black Popular Culture, Hip Hop Culture and Youth Culture. He has spent much of the past decade writing, lecturing and conducting cutting edge research on bridging the generational divide. A well regarded scholar, educator and consultant; Dr. Price has the unique ability to capture the hearts and minds of the most diverse and versatile audiences with his compassionate sense of humor, his amicable intellect and his quick wit. He is a noted print and broadcast media expert, as well as a widely sought after motivational speaker and preacher.