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Speak, Brother! A Black Man’s View of America
February 27, 2018, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Speak, Brother! A Black Man’s view of America a night featuring Roland Martin on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Canisius College Montante Cultural Center. The award-winning Montante Cultural Center, located at Main and Eastwood Streets on the Canisius College campus, serves as the college’s cultural center and performing arts facility.
Unrelenting, uncompromising and downright honest, Roland S. Martin offers a bold and fresh perspective for the 21st century. Martin has covered a variety of stries and newsmakers in his nearly dozen years as a journalist. And in the course of doing so he has gained a significant insight into the triumphs and failings of this country’s best and brightest. He tackles a variety of issues with passion, knowledge and spirituality. Whether it’s commentaries on sports, social justice, business or the media, Roland S. Martin refuses to be a pigeonholed as a Conservative or a Liberal, Democrat or a Republican. As he puts it, he is simply a “Black man in America.”
Doors open at 7:30 pm. Keynote address is at 8:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is general on a first come first served basis. Contact Connie Pileri at 716-888-2180 with questions. This event is funded by The Fitzpatrick Lecture Series. For information about other events taking place in celebration of The Afro-American Society’s 50th Anniversary, contact Trustee Janelle Brooks.