Rev. Al Sharpton, Atty. Benjamin Crump will speak at Southern tonight

Rev. Al Sharpton visits Southern

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Civil Rights Activist Rev. Al Sharpton and Attorney Benjamin Crump will discuss recent issues in the news concerning ‘Black males in today's society' Thursday, Sept. 4 at Southern University.

Crump is best known for representing the family of Trayvon Martin and now represents the family of slain Missouri teen Michael Brown, a Black unarmed teenager in Ferguson who was shot and killed by a White police officer.

The event will be held in the Royal Cotillion ballroom in the Smith-Brown Memorial Union at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

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