People Places Events In History Terms Organizations
Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Forums Chat
Home > News > Post Content

CNN Legal Analyst Bakari Sellers Speaks @ ASU on Student Activism! (1407 hits)

WHAT: CNN Legal Analyst Bakari Sellers Speaks about Student Activism at ASU.

WHEN: Tuesday (Feb. 6), at 11 a.m.

WHERE: ASU's Dunn-Oliver Acadome.




One of CNN's top legal analysts and one of America's most vocal advocates for the enhanced involvement of young people being registered to vote and becoming 'change-agents' in government and politics is the featured speaker on Tuesday (Feb. 6) at Alabama State University.




The ASU Office of Student Life is sponsoring Bakari Sellers as the keynote speaker at its event that takes place at 11 a.m.- Noon in the Dunn-Oliver Acadome on ASU's campus. Seller's topic will be “Student Activism; The Key to Real Change.”




The event is free and open to the public and the Hornet Nation.




Sellers, an attorney and legal analyst for the CNN Television Network is the youngest African-American to ever be elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives. In 2016, he gave one of the opening speeches at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. See below for more information on him.

For more information on the event contact Kenneth Dean at 334-229-4419 or 229-4151.




News media contact: Kenneth Mullinax at 334-229-4104



ABOUT THE SPEAKER...
Bakari Sellers is an attorney and CNN legal analyst and political on-air contributor. Recently, he launched his podcast, "Viewpoint with Bakari Sellers" on Westwood One, with guests that have included Hillary Clinton, Mark Cuban, and Charles Barkley. He is a former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives and is the first vice chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party.

Sellers made history in 2006 when at 22 years-old, he defeated a 26-year incumbent state representative to become the youngest member of the South Carolina state legislature, and the youngest African-American elected official in the nation.

After earning his law degree from the University of South Carolina, Sellers has followed in the footsteps of his father, civil rights leader Cleveland Sellers, in his tireless commitment to service addressing issues ranging from education and poverty to preventing domestic violence and childhood obesity. He served on President Barack Obama's South Carolina steering committee during the 2008 election and was named to TIME Magazine’s '40 Under 40' list of leaders in 2010.

He has been a featured speaker at events for the National Education Association, College Democrats of America National Convention, the 2008 Democratic National Convention, and delivered the keynote address to the 2007 AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC. In the summer of 2016, Sellers gave one of the opening speeches at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Sellers practices law with the Strom Law Firm, LLC. in Columbia, SC. He is married to Dr. Ellen Rucker-Sellers.
Posted By: Elynor Moss
Friday, February 2nd 2018 at 10:37AM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Hip-hop artist Jidenna, the big daddy of...canes? | COLLECTORS
Harder to create viral posts now: Facebook
West Virginia State University Honors Earl Lloyd With the Naming of a Street
SHARE the LIGHT WITHIN
ASU to Celebrate 63rd Anniversary of Bus Boycott
It is okay to graduate with a degree in ANGEL
Give to Medgar Evers College Education Foundation
University progresses with medical marijuana program with first $2.15M payment
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home
Employer Showcase
>> more | add
Latest Jobs
Connected Devices Sales Consultant with Best Buy in San Luis Obispo, CA.
Best Buy Mobile Sales Consultant with Best Buy in Sacramento, CA.
Inventory/Merchandising Specialist, Seasonal with Best Buy in Fullerton, CA.
Best Buy AT&T Expert with Best Buy in Levittown, NY.
Asset Protection Associate with Best Buy in Chico, CA.
>> more | add
Latest Member Activity
elynor moss just posted a blog entitled 'first black doctor in the united states: james mccune smith'. 05:15PM
bella m just became a new member. 01:17AM
elynor moss just posted a blog entitled 'mrs. fannie b. peck, founder of the national housewives’ league'. 01:06PM
elynor moss just posted a blog entitled 'nationwide insurance invested first!'. 12:21PM
tazadaq shaah just posted a video entitled 'soul not for sale 1099 o i d spiritual remedy redemption for the creditors yahawah' god's work'. 11:07AM
tazadaq shaah just posted a video entitled 'ill mind tazadaq 9 can you be successful without college /illuminati/migrant caravan'. 11:05AM
tazadaq shaah just posted a video entitled 'feminist, abortions roe vs wade revisited, trump , supreme court, illuminati :ill mind tazadaq 5'. 11:03AM
elynor moss just posted a blog entitled 'ethiopia making all the right moves as it elects first female president.'. 02:11PM
elynor moss just posted a blog entitled 'black man owns 3 gold mines'. 04:00PM
elynor moss just posted a blog entitled 'october 19th: on this day'. 01:51PM
elynor moss just posted a photos entitled 'class act'. 11:40AM
elynor moss just posted a blog entitled 'ase (yoruba)'. 11:37AM
>> more | invite friends