Dr. Cornel West to speak at Jackson State Thursday, venue changes to AAC

Dr. Cornel West, the Princeton professor and civic intellectual, will soon make an appearance on the West side of Jackson. Dr. West will be the featured speaker at an event sponsored by Jackson State University’s Office of Student Life and Student Government Association.

The event takes place this Thursday, February 17, at 7:00 p.m. and is free to the public. So far, the response has been so great that JSU has moved the event from Rose E. McCoy Auditorium to the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center (AAC). The AAC is located at the intersection of Prentiss Street and the Metro Parkway.

Dr. West, welcome to West Jackson!

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If you’re not familiar with Dr. Cornel West, check out this though provoking discussion about Black History between him and late night talk show host Craig Ferguson (interview in 3 parts):

Acclaimed scholar and educator Cornel West to speak at Jackson State

Author and Princeton University professor Cornel West will speak at Jackson State University at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center on the university’s main campus, located at 1400 John R. Lynch Street in Jackson. The event is one of several being presented by the JSU Division of Student Life in … Read More

via Jackson State University Press Blog

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