MARC LAMONT HILL
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. Award -winning journalist, Dr. Hill has received prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
Since his 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 trained as an anthropologist of education, and holds a Ph.D. (with distinction) from the University of Pennsylvania.