In celebration of its 30th Anniversary, Change Happens! launched its “Thinking Brilliantly, Changing the World Speaker Series” with “A Conversation with Michael Eric Dyson.” The New York Times bestselling author, minister and Georgetown University professor offered a “sermon on race and redemption” that was followed by a Q&A session with Larry Payne, host of Dialogue Houston (HCC TV). Held at TSU’s Sawyer Auditorium, the event also included a VIP reception and book signing. Attendees included Dr. Rhea Lawson, Pastor Linda Davis, Alicia Lewis, Dr. Elwyn Lee, Marcus Davis, LeMarcus Newman, Seneca Dunmore, Ifueko Omorogbe, Gabrielle Gunn, Oyinda Adebo, Karen Hickman and many more.