Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Biography

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is one of the leading intellectual voices in the country.

He is currently the host of BET News and a political contributor for CNN. An award-winning journalist, Dr. Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Hill is the Steve Charles Professor of Media, Cities, and Solutions at Temple University. Prior to that, he held positions at Columbia University and Morehouse College.

Since his days as a youth in Philadelphia, Dr. Hill has been a social justice activist and organizer. He is a founding board member of My5th, a non-profit organization devoted to educating youth about their legal rights and responsibilities. He is also a board member and organizer of the Philadelphia Student Union. Dr. Hill also works closely with the ACLU Drug Reform Project, focusing on drug informant policy. Over the past few years, he has actively worked on campaigns to end the death penalty and to release numerous political prisoners.

Ebony Magazine has named him one of America’s 100 most influential Black leaders.

Dr. Hill is the author or co-author of four books: the award-winning Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life: Hip-Hop Pedagogy and the Politics of Identity; The Classroom and the Cell: Conversations on Black life in America; the New York Times bestseller Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on The Vulnerable from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond; and Gentrifier. He has also published two edited books: Media, Learning, and Sites of Possibility; and Schooling Hip-Hop: New Directions in Hip-Hop Based Education.

Trained as an anthropologist of education, Dr. Hill holds a Ph.D. (with distinction) from the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the intersections between culture, politics, and education in the United States and the Middle East.

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Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Videos

At the Podium: Marc Lamont Hill
At the Podium: Marc Lamont Hill
8th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture featuring Marc Lamont Hill ...
8th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture featuring Marc Lamont Hill ...

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Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Marc Lamont Hill for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Dr. Marc Lamont Hill generally travels from Philadelphia, PA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Marc Lamont Hill for an upcoming event.

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Videos

At the Podium: Marc Lamont Hill
At the Podium: Marc Lamont Hill
8th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture featuring Marc Lamont Hill ...
8th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture featuring Marc Lamont Hill ...

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Reviews

  • Middle Tennessee State University - Feb 26 2021

  • Dr. Hill was just AMAZING. He and Dr. Mark Campbell hit it out of the park. Even thought they had just met on Friday, it felt like they had known each other for ever and the conversation just flowed. They were two highly intellectual and thoughtful speakers and complimented each other in a remarkable way. I was even amazed to learn that they both have authored books with the same title, We Still Here. Dr. Hill's open and honest discussion about the importance of supporting all Black identities within the Black Lives Matter was particularly insightful. One of my favorite lines by Dr. Hill was, "You can't heal what you don't reveal", a quote he immediately attributed to JayZ which made us chuckle but was quite prolific in terms of the conversation. All in all, he was a fantastic addition to our program and we are very thankful that he was able to participate.
    SHRM-CP| Global Senior HR Manager – D&I, Women in Leadership TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank - Feb 05 2021

  • Amanda and Michelle were fantastic partners in this engagement.
    TD Bank, N.A - Feb 04 2021

  • A2mend - Aug 03 2020

  • Florida State University, Union Productions - Jan 26 2017

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Speaking Topics

  • The Classroom & the Cell: Conversations on Black Life in America

  • The War on Education

  • Race, Politics & American Life

  • Movement or Moment? Obama & the Future of Minority Candidates in Politics

  • The Obama Formula for Survival: Corporate Diversity in Post-Obama America

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