Sunday, May 6, 2012

Cornel West & Carl Dix @ University of Chicago May 7 - In the Age of Obama...What Future for Our Youth?



In the Age of Obama...
Police Terror, Incarceration, No Jobs, Mis-education:
WHAT FUTURE FOR OUR YOUTH?
A DIALOGUE BETWEEN
CORNEL WEST AND CARL DIX
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
MONDAY, MAY 7, 7:00 pm Doors open at 6 pm
Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. (at S. University Ave.)
Free and open to the publicCORNEL WEST is one of America's most provocative public intellectuals and has been a champion for racial justice since childhood. His writing, speaking, and teaching weave together the traditions of the black Baptist Church, progressive politics, and jazz. The New York Times has praised his "ferocious moral vision." Dr. West currently teaches at Princeton University.
CARL DIX is a longtime revolutionary and a founding member of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA. In 1970 Carl was one of the Fort Lewis 6, six GIs who refused orders to go to Vietnam. He served two years in Leavenworth Military Penitentiary for his stand. In 1985 Carl initiated the
Draw the Line statement, a powerful condemnation of the bombing of the MOVE house in Philadelphia. In 1996 Carl was a founder of the October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality. Carl coordinated the Katrina hearings of the 2006 Bush Crimes Commission.SPONSORS Student Organizations: Platypus Affiliated Society • ACLU of U of Chicago • Black Law Students Association (BLSA) • Students Promoting Interracial Networks (SPIN) • Students for Correctional Reform Now (SCORN) • Chicago Justice Initiative (CJI) • Minority Graduate Students Association • African Americans at Social Services Administration (AASSA) • Southside Solidarity Network (SSN) Departments: Political Science • History • Race and Religion Workshop Community: Chicago Theological SeminaryCONTACT uofcwestdixdialogue@gmail.com




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