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Black History Month: Mercer Cook/Léopold Sédar Senghor discussion
Start Date: 2/19/2013Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Date: 2/19/2013End Time: 4:30 PM
Event Description
Mercer Cook and Léopold Sédar Senghor: Two Major Pan-African Diplomats and Literarians

Dr. Babacar M’Baye, an associate professor at Kent State University will give a lecture about the relationships between two major black leaders and intellectuals of the twentieth century. Mercer Cook was an African-American Ambassador of the United States to the Gambia, Sénégal and Niger in the mid-1960s. Senghor was the first President of the Republic of Sénégal and a co-founder of the Négritude Movement (which was an offspring of the Harlem Renaissance Movement).
Location Information:
Trumbull Campus - Classroom/Admin Building
Room: Lower Commons
Contact Information:
Name: Jacob Roope
Phone: 339-675-8858
Email: jroope@kent.edu
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