Diversity Forum Series: Two Centuries of Black Louisville

October 6, 2011, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Room 275
Sponsored by: The Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research and The Black Law Students Association
Registration Cost: Free


A Panel Discussion and Book Signing with the Authors

The first program of the Diversity Forum Series for the 2011-12 academic calendar will be held on Thursday, October 6. It will focus on the new book Two Centuries of Black Louisville written by Dr. Blaine Hudson, Mervin Aubespin, and Ken Clay. There will be a book signing after the program and copies will be available for purchase from Butler Books.

A light lunch from Expressions of You will be available at 11:30 a.m.

This event is free and open to all.



Speaker Bios

  • Mr. Mervin Aubespin is a community activist, artist, and retired associate editor of The Courier-Journal.
  • Mr. Ken Clay is an entrepreneur, cultural event producer, and retired vice president of the Kentucky Center for the Arts.
  • Dr. J. Blaine Hudson is a community activist, author, and dean of the University of Louisville College of Arts and Sciences.
Special Guests: Central High School Law & Government Magnet Students