Public Enemy Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of 'Fear of A Black Planet'

(AllHipHop News) Public Enemy will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their classic album Fear of a Black Planet on Thursday (April 1) at the University of Iowa. The event is part of the University of Iowa’s ongoing exhibit “Two Turntables and a Microphone: Hip-Hop Contexts featuring Harry Allen‘s ‘Part of the Permanent Record: Photos from the Previous Century.”The exhibit is a collection 26 large photographs being displayed by journalist and Public Enemy affiliate, the “Media Assassin,” Harry Allen. On Thursday, Public Enemy Harry Allen and Bomb Squad members Hank and Keith Shocklee will attend classes at the university, conduct interviews with student radio.Also, the group will host a Q&A about Fear of A Black Planet, which turns 20-years-old this Spring. The Fear of A Black Planet 20th Anniversary Celebration is takes place April 1st at The University of Iowa and is free and open to the public. Harry Allen’s “Two Turntables and a Microphone: Hip-Hop Context” exhibit opened on Sunday (March 27) and remains at the University until June 27. In May, Public Enemy will launch their 71st tour on outings throughout North America, Europe, Africa Canada and Australia. Tour dates are listed below: 21 WINNEPEG – BURTON CUMMINGS THEATRE 22 SASKATOON – ODEON EVENTS CENTER ( 24 CALGARY – THE WHISKEY25 EDMONTON – EDMONTON EVENT CENTRE26-Travel -27 VANCOUVER – COMMODORE BALLROOM28-TBD 29 SEATTLE MARKET – SASQUATCH – CONFIRMED30 CHILLICOTHE ILLINOIS (CHICAGO MARKET)– 2010 SUMMER CAMP festivalWWW.SUMMERCAMPFESTIVAL.COMJUNE 2010JUNE 25 – MILWAUKEE / MILWAUKEE SUMMERFESTJUNE 26 – CHICAGO / CONGRESS BALLROOMJUNE 27 – CLEVELAND / HOUSE OF BLUESJUNE 28 – GREEN BAY / ONEIDA CASINOAugust 20106 WINDSOR – festival7 TORONTO Collingwood –festival8 MONTREAL 9- TBD 10 TBD 11- TBD 12 TBD Boston13 Washington dc 930 CLUB14 Philadelphia/ TROCODERO15 NEW YORK – central parkSEPTEMBER 201011 TBDTBD SOUTHEAST ATLANTAOCTOBER 2010TBD West Coast 5 date runNOVEMBER 20101-15 TBD Europe run DECEMBER 2010TBD 20-27 SOUTH AFRICATHUR 30 DEC – FALLS FESTIVAL,VICTORIAFRI 31 DEC – FALLS FESTIVAL,TASMANIASAT 1 JAN – FIELD DAY,SYDNEYWED 5 JAN – SUNSET SOUNDS,BRISBANE