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      Keynote Lecture by Molefi Kete Asante: 400th Anniversary of the Arrival of the First Enslaved Africans in Asheville


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      October 24, 2019

      Thursday   6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

      1 University Heights
      Asheville, North Carolina 28804

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      Keynote Lecture by Molefi Kete Asante: 400th Anniversary of the Arrival of the First Enslaved Africans

      UNC Asheville will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in what is now the United States with a series of educational and cultural events beginning Oct. 20 and culminating in a keynote address on Oct. 24 by Molefi Kete Asante, a leading philosopher and scholar of African American studies. Asante, chair and professor of Africology and African American Studies at Temple University, will deliver his keynote address, free and open to everyone, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 in Lipinsky Auditorium.

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Education | University & Alumni | Politics & Activism

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