[Update March 20: Students and community members filled the Loker Student Union Ballroom to listen to Anthony Asadullah Samad’s lecture of March 20. Among those in the audience was artist and author Synthia SAINT JAMES, who was on campus that day for a book signing. Photos below]
The California African American Political and Economic Institute at California State University, Dominguez Hills presents, “Constructing Black History in America: An Evolving Critique of Social Construction,” a lecture by Anthony Asadullah Samad.
Samad is the award-winning and bestselling author of “Souls for Sale: The Diary of an Ex-Colored Man,” and “50 Years after Brown: The State of Black Equality in America.” His latest, “Saving the Race: Empowerment through Wisdom,” is a book of affirmations targeting young black males. A national columnist for the past 20 years, he has been a critic of social, political and economic issues that impact American society.
Samad is a past president of the Los Angeles NAACP, and is currently a professor of political science and African American studies at East Los Angeles College. He has a bachelor’s degree in communications from California State University, Los Angeles, a master’s in public administration from the University of Southern California, a second master’s in political economy, and a doctorate degree in political science from the Claremont Graduate University’s School of Politics and Economics.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
When: Tuesday, March 20, 10-11:30 a.m.
Where: Loker Student Union ballroom, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson, CA
Info: For more information, contact Dr. Munashe Furusa at (310) 243-3389 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking: $4 in campus lots.