Black History Month Keynote: Charles J. Ogletree

The URI 2013 Black History Month featured speaker is the esteemed Harvard law professor Charles J. Ogletree. Author of "The Presumption of Guilt," about race, class, and crime in America, Dr. Ogletree will speak on "Post-Racial America in the Age of Obama."

Ogletree’s talk inaugurates URI’s newly endowed “Marlen Bodden Annual Lecture in Africana Studies,’’ which brings influential people to the URI campus to highlight and celebrate the contributions of prominent individuals of the African Diaspora.

Read more about Professor Ogletree and this lecture and Martin Luther King, Jr. Week events:

Read a Q&A with Professor Ogletree written by URI graduate student Clarissa J. Walker.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 7:15pm

Memorial Union, Ballroom
50 Lower College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA


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