Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week Keynote: Jeff Johnson

Date: January 22, 2014
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Grand River Room, Kirkhof Center

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Jeff Johnson


Jeff Johnson will speak on January 22.

Jeff Johnson is an award-winning journalist, social activist, political commentator and author.

Currently, Johnson is a regular contributor to MSNBC and the executive editor of

Politic365.com. He is also the weekly commentator on the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, tackling issues on politics, entertainment and social policy. He chairs the Jeff Johnson Institute for Urban Development, an institution committed to recruiting and developing 80,000 African American male teachers.

He has worked for Black Entertainment Television, served as an advisor for the NCAAP’s youth and college division, and worked as vice president of Russell Simmons’ Hip Hop Summit Action Network. Her serves on the boards of the National Urban Fellows and the HBCU Hall of Fame Foundation. Clickhere to learn more.

For more information, please visit website at http://www.gvsu.edu/mlk

Note: This program will be webcast to Eberhard Center, see www.gvsu.edu/mlk for details.