February 18, 2008
Chuck D of Public Enemy to Speak on Race, Rap and Reality at Webster University
Webster University welcomes speaker Chuck D to campus on Monday, February 25, 2008. A co-founder of the highly influential rap group Public Enemy, Chuck D is known for delivering powerful messages about race, rage, reality and inequality. He has continued to push the envelope and deliver his messages through his best-selling autobiography, “Fight The Power.” He has served as a national spokesperson for Rock The Vote, the National Urban League and the National Alliance of African-American Athletes. He has also appeared in public service announcements for HBO's campaign for national peace and the Partnership for a Drug-Free America. Through his lectures, Chuck D moves beyond rap music and discusses topics as diverse as politics, Internet file sharing and the state of hip-hop culture.
Monday, February 25, 2008, 7 p.m.
Loretto-Hilton Center, Webster University 130 Edgar Rd.
Parking is available in the Garden Park Plaza located on Garden Ave.
Free and open to the public – Seating available on a first come/first serve basis
Webster University Multicultural Center, International Student Affairs, the Student Activity Fee and the African American Alumni Chapter