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Ron Finley to speak at Black World Conference

The MSU Denver Department of Africana Studies' Black World Conference features Ron Finley, also known as “the gangsta gardener,” as this year's keynote speaker. 

Finley focuses on food inequality, and working to fix the problem through community gardens in low-income areas with little access to healthy, whole foods. The event will also feature slam poetry and a community panel focusing on the theme of the event: Why Black Lives Matter.

Complimentary lunch will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

Time: 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Location: Tivoli Turnhalle

Cost: Free

Contact: Visit the Department of Africana Studies website or contact Domonic Velarde at 303-556-3685 or