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Cincinnati Rally for Racial Justice
September 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pmFree
Mark your calendars for the Cincinnati Rally for Racial Justice.
Join the Black Agenda Cincinnati for its Cincinnati Rally for Racial Justice. This is an all-day gathering reaffirming our commitment to eliminate racism from our society. There will be national, state, and local speakers, entertainment, music, spoken word, and activities. The Keynote speaker will be Dr. Cornel West.
This event is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome so bring your families, your children, your friends and your neighbors. This will be a historic day in Cincinnati.
Dr. Cornel West
Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual. He is a Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. He has also taught at Yale, Harvard, and the University of Paris. Cornel West graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard in three years and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy at Princeton.
He has written over 20 books and has edited 13. Though he is best known for his classics, Race Matters and Democracy Matters, and for his memoir, Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud, his most recent releases, Black Prophetic Fire and Radical King, were received with critical acclaim.Dr. West is a frequent guest on the Bill Maher Show, Colbert Report, CNN, C-Span and Democracy Now.
Last but certainly not least, he has made three spoken word albums including Never Forget, collaborating with Prince, Jill Scott, Andre 3000, Talib Kweli, KRS-One and the late Gerald Levert. His spoken word interludes were featured on Terence Blanchard’s Choices (which won the Grand Prix in France for the best Jazz Album of the year of 2009), The Cornel West Theory’s Second Rome, Raheem DeVaughn’s Grammy-nominated Love & War: Masterpeace, and most recently on Bootsy Collins’ The Funk Capital of the World.
The Black Agenda Cincinnati
The Black Agenda Cincinnati is a movement of individuals and organizations working cooperatively to improve the lives of black Cincinnatians. The purpose is to bring the black community of Cincinnati together to prioritize our challenges as a race.
They develop a strategic plan to address those challenges to move our people forward in all aspects of our lives and improve the quality of life for all black Cincinnatians.
For more information about this event and the Black Agenda Cincinnati, call 513-585-9879 or email TheBACincy@gmail.com. You can also follow them on Facebook and Twitter.