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Davis speaks at GSU
Activist speaks on relevance of King's message
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After an introduction by Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel, author and lecturer Angela Davis speaks to a packed house at the Performing Arts Center Thursday.
On the heels of a holiday for America's most renowned civil rights icon, Georgia Southern University welcomed a political activist who made waves of her own in the 1960s and 70s. Angela Davis - author, scholar and polarizing political figure - spoke to an audience of students, faculty and community members Thursday at a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the university's Performing Arts Center (PAC). "Thank you very much for inviting me to participate in your celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King [Jr.]," said Davis to a crowd of onlookers.
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