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Julius Tillery – Cotton is our Culture | GES Colloquium
September 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Cotton is our Culture, Julius Tillery of BlackCotton.Us speaks on why
Julius Tillery, Founder of BlackCotton.Us
Julius Tillery, Founder of BlackCotton.Us, will discuss why cotton is our culture.
Julius Tillery is the founder of BlackCotton.Us and he will discuss his journey as a 5th generation African American cotton farmer in Northampton. In his journey, founding BlackCotton.Us company that tagline: Cotton is our Culture. Julius will detail why the culture of cotton production is important to be known for the marketplace.
Julius Tillery is a 5th Generation life-long row crop commodities producer (cotton, soybeans, peanuts) from Northeastern, North Carolina. Julius is a rural economic development advocate and is also known for his entrepreneurial business role as Founder of BlackCotton.Us.
GES Colloquium is jointly taught by Drs. Dawn Rodriguez-Ward and Jen Baltzegar, who you may contact with any class-specific questions. As conditions allow, colloquium will be held in-person in Poe 202, as well as live-streamed via Zoom. Please subscribe to the GES newsletter for updates (links above).