Hill Harper, actor, best-selling author, and philanthropist will give a talk titled “The Importance of Unity & Community Understanding When it Comes to Diversity” at the College of the Holy Cross on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Hogan Ballroom. The talk is part Unity Week at the College which celebrates the diverse interests, talents and views of students, faculty and staff.
Harper is known for his role on the hit drama “CSI: New York,” and is also a series regular on the USA Network series “Covert Affairs.” He is also the author of several books which include “Letters to a Young Brother” (Gotham, 2007), “Letters to a Young Sister” (Gotham, 2009), “The Conversation” (Gotham, 2010), “The Wealth Cure” (Gotham 2012) and his latest book, “Letters to an Incarcerated Brother” (Gotham 2014). He has received seven NCAAP awards for his acting and writing. Harper is also an active philanthropist starting a nonprofit organization called Manifest Your Destiny Foundation whose vision is to enhance, engage, empower and inspire youth toward a future of achievement, fulfillment and happiness.
Harper holds a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. in public administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
For additional information, please contact Kelly Ethier at 508-793-2419.
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