Hustlers Convention screens at Carleton

Around 40 people gathered for the Hustlers ConventionĀ film screening followed by a Q&A with the subject of the film, Jalal Mansur Nuriddin (a.k.a. “Lightnin’ Rod”), and associate producer Malik Al Nasir at 5050 Minto Centre on Feb. 9. The attendees consisted of students and community members, as well as a number of local hip-hop artists who came to show their support. The Q&A was moderated by Daniel McNeil, an associate professor of history at Carleton. The event was sponsored by various departments, including the Institute of African Studies, the Department of History, and the Department of Migration and Diaspora Studies. Following an introduction by McNeil, two documentaries were screened. The first documentary was a short film called Word Up: From […]

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