Baratunde Thurston at Skidmore

writer Baratunde Thurston

Writer/critic/comedian Baratunde Thurston will be at Skidmore this Wednesday for a talk -- it's the spring keynote for the college's speakers bureau. Bio blurbage:

Baratunde Thurston is a futurist comedian, writer, and cultural critic who helped re-launch The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, co-founded Cultivated Wit and the About Race podcast, and wrote the New York Times bestseller How To Be BlackBaratunde is a highly sought-after public speaker, television personality, and thought leader who has been part of noteworthy institutions such as Fast Company, TED, the MIT Media LabThe Onion, and the gentrification of Brooklyn, New York.

And, in addition to all that, you also might have seen him on Twitter and Facebook where he has large followings.

The talk -- "An Evening with Baratunde Thurston" -- is this Wednesday, April 12 at 7 pm in Palamountain Hall. It's free.

photo: Stuart Tracte

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