On Juneteenth: Black struggle, Black freedom and Black restitution
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3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
5155 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Join us on June 13, 2023 at 3:30 PM in Bernath Auditorium within the David Adamany Undergraduate Library for our annual Juneteenth Keynote Address! For those who cannot attend in person, this keynote will be live-streamed on wayne.edu/live.
We are excited to welcome Dr. Ronald Williams II to campus as our keynote speaker. The title of Dr. Williams' address is "On Juneteenth: Black Struggle, Black Freedom and Black Restitution".
Ronald Williams II is assistant professor of African American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he teaches courses in history, politics, and public policy in the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies. He holds a Ph.D. in African American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.
Program attendees will also hear from Wayne State's Provost, Dr. Mark Kornbluh, and Associate Provost for DEI / Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. Marquita Chamblee.
For information on all of our Juneteenth educational and celebratory events, visit our website.
This event is open to the public.