McKeesport NAACP Slates Annual Human Rights Dinner

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements

(Photo courtesy Penn State Greater Allegheny)

The McKeesport unit of the NAACP will hold its 58th annual Human Rights Dinner on Sept. 15 at the Palisades, 100 Fifth Ave., Downtown, a spokeswoman said.

The keynote speaker will be Anthony Mitchell Sr. (above), an associate teaching professor at Penn State Greater Allegheny Campus.

A graduate of Geneva College, Penn State and Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a doctorate in education, Mitchell is the co-founder of the university's African American Male Mentoring Program.

His research focuses on the history of African American adult education, African American oral history, Black male achievement and culturally responsive education.

The theme for this year's dinner is "50 Years Later, Still Struggling." The event begins at 5 p.m. and dinner and the program begin at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $40 and proceeds benefit the McKeesport NAACP. For more information, call (412) 292-5852.

Originally published September 05, 2018.

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