David Banner at Harvard: America Still Has a Negative Image of Blacks

David Banner gave a riveting speech at Harvard University during an event that acknowledged the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots. Held at the Barker Center, Banner was the keynote speaker and panelist at “The L.A. Riots: Twenty Years Later Conference.”

Rolling out was on hand as Banner spoke about race relations in America, Trayvon  Martin’s murder and hip-hop’s role as the conveyer of the unfiltered reality of urban life. –amir shaw

Below is an exclusive video snippet of Banner’s speech.

Click continue to see Banner’s 6 most powerful quotes.

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.



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