Adams State will recognize Black History Month

(02-06-2017)

Dr. Luke Trip

In honor of Black History Month, Adams State University will host "Then and Now: The Revolutionary Workers League in Detroit and Black Lives Matter," a lecture by Dr. Luke Trip, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in Carson Auditorium, located in the Student Union Building.

A longtime activist and educator, Trip is currently professor of African American Studies at St. Cloud State University. He holds degrees from St. Benedict College, Wayne State University, and the University of Michigan. He was among the founders of the League of Revolutionary Workers in Detroit and served as the first Minister of Education of the Detroit Chapter of the Black Panther Party. He was chair of UHURU (Freedom in Swahili), a black student lead organization active in the liberation movement of the 1960s.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information call 719-587-7771.