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Cornel West & Carl Dix: In the Age of Obama

May 7, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am


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.

Cornel 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 price 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 Gls 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.


May 7, 2012
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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University of Chicago – Mendel Hall
1131 E. 57th St
Chicago , IL United States

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