Tuesday, May 20, 2008

PANW Editor Abayomi Azikiwe Speaks on Sudan History and the Crisis in Race Relations in the United States

For Immediate Release

Media Advisory
May 19, 2008

Pan-African News Wire Editor Abayomi Azikiwe Speaks on the Political History of Sudan and Race Relations in the United States

Tuesday, May 20, 2008, 1:00-2:30 p.m.--"United States Foreign Policy Towards Sudan: A Political History." This lecture will examine the dynamics surrounding the crisis in state-to-state interactions between Africa's largest geographic nation and successive American administrations since Ronald Reagan. The event will take place at the Adult Learning Institute of Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus, located at 27055 Orchard Lake Road, Building J-Room 303, Farmington Hills, MI.

Thursday, May 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m.--"Clearing Out the Toxic: Healing Racial and Ethnic Divisions." This panel will feature several academics and activists who will discuss the current crisis in race relations in the United States and its manifestation in the 2008 electoral arena. The panelists will be:

Rev. Dr. Carlyle Stewart, Hope United Methodist Church
Professor Jose Cuello, Wayne State University
Professor Shea Howell, Oakland University
Angelita Espino, New Detroit, Inc.
Facilitator: Abayomi Azikiwe, Chair of the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR) and editor of the Pan-African News Wire.

This event will be held at Barth Hall, St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral located on Woodward Avenue and Warren in the University Cultural District, Detroit.

MCHR Web Site: http://www.mchr.org

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