ed an evening with CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O'Brien on March 10 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.
Danya Rhodes, event programmer for Kent State's Black United Students, said O'Brien's speech will be valuable to both the general public and the university community.
'O'Brien is the host of CNN's 'Black in America' series,' Rhodes said.
'We believe it is important for the students of Kent State to learn firsthand of her perspective on the series, as well as the issues prominent in our society.'
O'Brien is the anchor for 'CNN: Special Investigations Unit' and has covered global news such as Hurricane Katrina, the 2004 South Asian tsunami and the war in Iraq.
O'Brien is recognized as an award-winning newscaster, receiving a Gracie Allen Award for her 2007 coverage of the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict, and the George Foster Peabody Award and Alfred I. DuPont Award for team coverage with CNN.
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