Cofounders of two of the most controversial activist groups in the history of civil rights will speak at 5 p.m., Thursday, March 8, in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Trabant University Center, Main Street and South College Avenue, on the University of Delaware's Newark campus.
“Beyond Barriers: Coalition Building in the African-American & Latino Communities” will feature guest speakers Bobby Seale, cofounder of the Black Panthers, and Felipe Luciano, cofounder of the Young Lords. They will offer firsthand accounts of the struggles they have faced.
The event is presented by the Black Student Union, the Campus Alliance de La Raza, Cultural Programming Advisory Board, Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority and Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call UD's Center for Black Culture at (302) 831-2991.
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