The Department of African American Studies and Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Present:
Ajamu Baraka Human Rights Activist and Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate speaking on "Human Rights at Home and Abroad"
Green Party vice presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka will be speaking at Wayne State University. The event is free and open to the public. There will be a question and answer period afterward and information about the Stein/Baraka presidential camapign.
Ajamu Baraka was the Founding Executive Director of the US Human Rights Network (USHRN) from July 2004 until June 2011. The USHRN became the first domestic human rights formation in the United States explicitly committed to the application of international human rights standards to the U.S.
Baraka has also served on the boards of various national and international human rights organizations, including Amnesty International (USA) and the National Center for Human Rights Education. He is currently on the boards of the Center for Constitutional Rights; Africa Action; Latin American Caribbean Community Center; Diaspora Afrique; and the Mississippi Workers’ Center for Human Rights.
Baraka has taught political science at various universities, including Clark Atlanta University and Spelman College. He has been a guest lecturer at academic institutions throughout the U.S.
This event is co-sponsored by the Wayne State University Green Party
- October 18, 2016 at 2pm – 3:30pm
5150 Anthony Wayne Dr
Detroit, MI 48202
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