BLC Keynote: Chuck D

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    • Sunday February 21, 2010
      1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Ferst Center for the Arts
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Kelli Stancil
Director, Black Leadership Conference 

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Summary Sentence: Leader and co‐founder of Public Enemy addresses the GT African‐American Student Union’s Black Leadership Conference

Full Summary: Chuck D, leader and co‐founder of Public Enemy, delivers the keynote address at the Georgia Tech African‐American Student Union’s Black Leadership Conference at the Ferst Center for the Arts. The event features an opening address by Dr. Mae Jemison, a NASA astronaut who was the first woman of color to go into space.

Chuck D, leader and co‐founder of Public Enemy, delivers the keynote address at the Georgia Tech African‐American Student Union’s Black Leadership Conference at the Ferst Center for the Arts. The event features an opening address by Dr. Mae Jemison, who blasted into orbit aboard the shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992 as the first woman of color to go into space; she served as a NASA astronaut for six years.

The theme of the conference is I-Change: Filling the Void Between Self and Community. In addressing such timely topics as economic empowerment, environmental awareness, and self‐empowerment the conference agenda seeks to demonstrate how we can and must commit to being the catalyst for positive change in our communities.

The 7th Annual Black Leadership Conference (BLC) is a student‐run, student‐financed, annual event created by the African‐American Student Union (AASU) that promotes leadership and diversity in professional and community life.

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aasu, black leadership conference, Chuck D
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  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Feb 15, 2010 - 10:03am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:50pm