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Open Sesame: The Black Preacher and The Black Puppeteer
January 17 @ 3:00 pm
Chris T. Hayes ‘06
Actor, writer, and puppeteer, Chris Thomas Hayes, returns to his alma mater to talk about his continuous path to performing on TV and film, about what led to him becoming a Sesame Street Muppet performer, and about the choices that influenced and aided him along the way. He also discusses walking in the footsteps of his grandfather, civil rights activist Reverend King Thomas Hayes Jr., and carrying on the legacy of service he started. Co-sponsored with the Black Cultural Center, Carter G. Woodson Center, African and African-American Studies, CCC, and the Office of the President. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Convocation.