A Conversation with Harry Belafonte, Mary Frances Berry at Penn's Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-6460December 22, 2006

WHO:  Harry Belafonte, international human rights activist and entertainer

Mary Frances Berry, Penn professor of history and former chair of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission

WHAT:  Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice sponsored by Penn's Africana Studies Center and the Annenberg School for Communication 

WHERE: Irvine Auditorium, 34th and Spruce streets 

WHEN:  Friday, Jan. 19, 5:30 p.m.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be moderated by Tukufu Zuberi, professor of sociology and director of Penn's Africana Studies Center.  Seating is limited.   

Tickets are required and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Annenberg Center Box Office in January 2007.  Additional information is available by contacting the Center for Africana Studies at africana@sas.upenn.edu

The Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice is part of Penn's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative symposium on social change "Penn's Commitment to the Legacy: Mobilizing for Peace and Social Justice."