"From Louis Armstrong to the NFL Racial Protest in America" | Nashville Public Radio

Event Details

  • January 17, 2018
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Free

Venue

Event Description

Jelani Cobb

Mr. Jelani Cobb, Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism at Columbia University & Staff Writer at The New Yorker will deliver a Keynote Address titled "From Louis Armstrong to the NFL Racial Protest in America" beginning at 6:30pm in Vanderbilt University's Langford Auditorium. Mr. Cobb's address exploresthe platform that athletics & entertainment provide for civil rights movements & the dynamic that continues to drive the narrative of racial unrest & reconciliation in America. Admission is free & seating is first come, first served.