Black in America

It's time for a real conversation. Join the discussion as Soledad O'Brien brings her national Black in America 2015 tour to Purdue.

Tuesday, February 10 — 6-7:30 P.M. at Elliott Hall of Music

Free and open to the public. #PurdueTalks #IAmTheConversation

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Panelists

Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O'Brien is an award-winning journalist, documentarian and former CNN news anchor. She is also an educator, mentor, and co-creator of a foundation to help disadvantaged young women get to and through college.

Chuck D

Chuck D

Chuck D is the leader and co-founder of the legendary rap group Public Enemy, the author of two critically acclaimed books, and a political activist, publisher, radio host, and producer.

Daymond John

Daymond John

Daymond John is the founder and CEO of FUBU and a television personality on ABC's "Shark Tank." He is well-known for his fashion and business expertise.

Dr. Julianne Malveaux

Dr. Julianne Malveaux

Her contributions to the public dialogue on issues such as race, culture, gender and their economic impacts are shaping public opinion in 21st century America.

Dr. Venetria Patton

Dr. Venetria Patton

Dr. Venetria Patton is director of African American Studies and Research Center and a professor of English at Purdue. Her teaching and research focus on African-American and diasporic women's literature.

Co-sponsored by Diversity and Inclusion, Purdue Student Union Board, College of Engineering, and Brian Lamb School of Communication.

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