University of the Pacific – 2017 Black History Month Celebration

University of the Pacific's annual Black History Month celebration involves a number of activities that honor the history and heritage of African-Americans and the African Diaspora. We are proud to announce our 2017 BHM Keynote Speaker is LECRAE, two-time GRAMMY Award-winning hip-hop artist and author of the autobiography, Unashamed. Lecrae has sold 1.7 million albums to date, including his latest Anomaly, that debuted on the Billboard 200 Album Chart at No. 1. He has performed on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and the Hip Hop Awards on BET Network. He is an artist focused on caring for people, providing messages of hope and inspiration. He feels, "Music doesn't need to be categorized. It just needs to be good." On Feb. 10, 2017, he will provide some of that good music and provide a lecture revealing how he has overcome the challenges in his life and is impacting an entire generation-building community one person at a time. His lecture and performance will be held at the Bob Hope Theatre in Stockton at 7 p.m. Tix Presale is on Sept. 28, 2016, General Public Sale is Sept. 30. You can purchase tickets http://go.pacific.edu/lecrae. On Saturday, Feb.18, nationally acclaimed Gospel Artist and […]

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