Baratunde Thurston

Baratunde Thurston

How are we bound together? Be a part of a special kick off to Charlotte SHOUT! by reimagining "How to Citizen" with the engaging and provocative activist & comedian (and Harvard philosophy major) Baratunde Thurston.

Mint Museum Uptown
Mar 30, 2023

Event Details

Kick off Charlotte SHOUT! and the Charlotte Ideas Festival with a special evening with writer, activist and comedian Baratunde Thurston. Baratunde is an Emmy-nominated, multi-platform storyteller and producer operating at the intersection of race, technology, democracy and climate, showing us how to wield our collective power as citizens through both hope and action. Here's what you'll experience!

  • a pre-event catered reception,
  • a special kick-off preview to Charlotte SHOUT!,

  • Baratunde's inspiring presentation on 'How to Citizen,'

  • Q&A, connection & conversation,

  • and post-event mixing & mingling at the Mint Museum Uptown

Buy Tickets Here

A program of The Charlotte Center for the Humanities & Civic Imagination (The Charlotte Center), in partnership with UNC Charlotte, the Charlotte Ideas Festival is part of the three-week Charlotte SHOUT! Festival, featuring a range of thinkers, innovators, and audience members inviting connection and conversation.




Feb 2024