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Inside Iowa State
Apr. 03, 1998

Blake to speak as part of national event

J. Herman Blake, director of African American studies, will speak on "The Challenge of Race" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in the Memorial Union Campanile Room.

Blake is speaking as part of ISU's participation in the national "Campus Week of Dialogue," April 6-9. The week is part of President Clinton's Initiative on Race, and U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley has asked colleges and universities to observe the week with campus events.

Blake has written extensively on social change, liberal education and diversity. He co-authored a book, Revolutionary Suicide, with black activist Huey Newton.

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