Things to Do, Sept. 21-28, 2018

September 21, 2018

...Music industry expert speaks

Numerous artists have been launched into chart-topping, award-winning careers by Mathew Knowles – including his daughters Beyoncé and Solange. On Thursday, Sept. 27, Knowles discusses his first two books, “The DNA of Achievers” and “Racism from the Eyes of a Child,” in a panel at 4:30 p.m. in the Africana Studies and Research Center. A reception follows. The event is free, and the public is invited.

The panel includes Riché Richardson, Cornell associate professor of African-American literature, and Marla Frederick, professor of African and African-American studies and the study of religion at Harvard University.

A professor at Texas Southern University, Knowles is founder, president and CEO of Music World Entertainment, a leading music and entertainment conglomerate with record sales exceeding $450 million worldwide. Regularly featured in popular media, he is renowned for his innovations as a top manager and entrepreneur in the music industry.

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