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Art History Major Jo Johnson Selected to Participate in a Private Conversation with Angela Rye, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Keynote Speaker

Posted on: Jan. 22, 2018

Congratulations to art history major Jo Johnson, for being selected to participate in a private conversation with Angela Rye, this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration keynote speaker, on Sunday, Jan 28, in the Carrier Dome. Students are selected for this honor after a rigorous vetting process.

You may remember Jo from her fabulous curatorial initiative and exhibition titled, “Be/Longing” in the Community Folk Art Center last Fall. 

Angela Rye is an acclaimed political commentator for CNN and NPR. She is also principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies, a political advocacy firm that encourages young professionals in three core areas: economic empowerment, civic engagement and political involvement. Previously, she served as the executive director and general counsel to the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) for the 112th Congress.

For more about the MLK, Jr. celebrations, see here: