Wednesday, September 19, 2018

TED X Detroit includes a powerful roster of leaders and forward thinkers

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 9:49 AM

click to enlarge NABJ Journalist of the year, Jemele Hill - COURTESY PHOTO
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  • NABJ Journalist of the year, Jemele Hill

“Thanks for coming to my TED Talk” might be one of 2018’s most viral and esoteric memes, but all joking aside, this year’s TED X Detroit speakers have insight that will outlive social media sarcasm.

A single-day event, TED X Detroit will spotlight some of the area’s leading creators, entrepreneurs, educators, and artists, and will host over 25 speakers, performers, and exhibitors. 2018 Metro Times cover subject and NABJ Journalist of the Year recipient Jemele Hill is among the contributing speakers, along with Dr. Ravina Kullar, Lip Bar founder Melissa Butler, famed magician Stuart MacDonald, Google’s Cyrus Mistry, and WJBK FOX 2 news anchor Roop Raj.

TED X Detroit will take place from 8 a.m–6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the Masonic; 500 Temple St., Detroit; 313-832-7100; tedxdetroit.com; Tickets are $85.

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