Oakland University's Student Life Lecture Board will host Kweisi Mfume, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on Friday, January 26, at 3 p.m. in Meadow Brook Theatre.
Mfume has been president and CEO of the NAACP since 1996 and has raised the standards and expectations of NAACP branches nationwide. He also has worked with the NAACP volunteers across the country to help usher in a whole new generation of civil rights advocacy.
The lecture is part of the events scheduled on campus during African American Celebration Month.
Tickets are required for the event and may be purchased at the Center for Student Activities office or by calling (248) 370-2400.
Student tickets are free through Jan. 25 and $2 on the day of the lecture. OU employees and Alumni Association member tickets are $5. Guests and general public tickets are $10.
The lecture will be interpreted for the hearing impaired. Anyone requiring special arrangements should call (248) 370-2400 at least one week prior to the lecture.