MONDAY: Author/Activist Keith Boykin To Speak At UC

Author and activist Keith Boykin, called one of the nation’s leading commentators on race and sexuality, will hold a lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, in the University of Cincinnati’s Zimmer Auditorium, located in Zimmer Hall. The lecture, “Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine: Reconciling Homophobia and Racism,” is free and open to the public.

Boykin, the author of One More River to Cross: Black and Gay in America, formerly served as special assistant to the president during the Clinton Administration. The Harvard Law School graduate was also a general editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.

Boykin’s lecture is sponsored by the UC Just Community, UC Women’s Center, MainStreet, the African American Cultural and Research Center, Ethnic Programs and Services and Diversity Education. For more information, contact Andrew Ruffner, UC Women’s Center program coordinator, at 513-556-4329.

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