Cornel West at Franklin Institute

Posted by on September 8, 2008

Cornel West featured in discussion on the politics of race

As part of its Out of Africa lecture series, The Franklin (a.k.a. The Franklin Institute) will present a panel discussion on the politics of slavery and race in America on Wednesday, September 17th.

The panel will include Dr. Cornel West of Princeton University, author of Race Matters; Dr. Tukufu Zuberi of University of Pennsylvania, author of Thicker Than Blood: How Racial Statistics Lie; and moderator Dr. Molefi Kete Asante of Temple University, author of Erasing Racism: The Survival of the American Nation.

The discussion will take place at 7pm in the Franklin’s first floor theater, 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia.   Admission is $10 for nonmembers and $5 for members.  Registration is required and space is limited.  To register, call 215-448-1254.

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