Event 

Title:
Timothy Welbeck, No City for Young Men
When:
Saturday, November 17, 2018  2:00 PM
Category:
New Directions in African American History Series

Description

Timothy Welbeck_No City for Young Men

Timothy Welbeck is an attorney, professor, hip-hop artist, and contributing writer based in Philadelphia. On the afternoon of November 17, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., he will play cuts from his most recent release, No City for Young Men, and discuss his work as a hip-hop artist with visitors to the museum in the Mitchell Center Theater. 


Reservations requested but not required.
Please click here to register for the afternoon program.

At 6:00 p.m., he will present No City for Young Men: Hip-Hop and the Narrative of Marginalization, and sign copies of his album.
Reservations requested but not required.
Please click here to register for the evening program.

His scholarly work focuses on contemporary African and African American cultural expression, including hip-hop, contemporary issues of racial identity and law.   He teaches as an adjunct at Temple University, offering courses in Hip-Hop and Black Culture and Mass Media and the Black community.

As a hip-hop artist, he has released three full-length recordings, shared the stage with national and international acts, including Janelle Monáe, Jidenna, Chill Moody, EPMD, Dead Prez, Canton Jones, Phanatik, Immortal Technique, and Jasiri X.

 “No City for Young Men” tackles pressing issues like the plight of marginalized people in urban centers, xenophobia against immigrants, police brutality, the quest for self-determination, fatherhood, the intersection of faith and social justice, and more.  It also features dynamic guest performances from Chill Moody, Mahogany Jones, Adán Bean, James Gardin, Scenario, and production from Tone Jonez, Tee Wyla, and David P. Stevens. Welbeck has crafted music that is thought-provoking and relevant, honest and life-changing. You may learn more about Timothy by visiting www.timothywelbeck.com

Open to the public - walks-in are welcome!

On-street parking is FREE on weekends.
FREE PARKING is also available courtesy of Colonial Parking on the corner of 6th and Shipley street.

Co-sponsored by
Delaware Historical Society     Delaware Humanities Forum      



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