Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on Campus

Lawrence Ross
22 Feb 2023
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Great Hall, Memorial Union
  • Collegiate Panhellenic Council
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
  • Multicultural Greek Council
  • Interfraternity Council
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

Please note: This lecture will be 90 minutes.

Lawrence Ross is a writer, author, and lecturer most known for his research on Black Greek culture. His first book, Los Angeles Times best seller, The Divine Nine: The History of African American Fraternities and Sororities, has been a staple of understanding the intricacies of cultural Greek life. Recognized as an expert on African American issues, Ross has been interviewed by over 100 media outlets, including: NBC, MSNBC, the BBC, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, NPR, BET, TV-One, XM Radio, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, among others, and is a regular contributor to The Root. 

This event was recorded and will be available for two weeks on the Lectures website at

The ISU Book Store will be at the event selling copies of Ross' book.

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