Bucknell presents "Evening of Speeches by Famous African Americans"
Posted: December 15, 2006
LEWISBURG, Pa. — A group of Bucknell University staff, students and faculty will present "An Evening of Speeches of Famous African Americans" Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell .
The presentation, which is open to the public without charge, is being held in honor of Black History Month, according to Linden Lewis, associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Bucknell.
Lewis says, "Excerpts of famous speeches from such notable African Americans as Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Maria Stewart, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, David Walker and Ida B. Wells will be read. It promises to be a very engaging evening."
Story posted Feb. 15, 2006
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