Ta-Nehisi Coates, critically-acclaimed writer and Atlantic senior editor, will speak on "The Case for Reparations" at Loyola University Maryland on January 19, 2015. Presented by the office of academic affairs, the 22nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation will be at 5 p.m. at Loyola's North Charles Street campus in McGuire Hall.
Loyola has sponsored a Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation since 1993. Previous speakers include filmmaker Spike Lee, University of Pennsylvania professor Michael Eric Dyson, singer Bernice Johnson Reagon, and writer Octavia Butler.
The event is free and open to the public but please register in advance.
For more information, please call 410-617-2261.
Persons with disabilities who may require services should contact the office of disability support services at 410-617-2062 or (TDD) 410-617-2141 at least 48 hours prior to the event. ASL interpretation will be provided the event.