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Published On: Fri, Nov 12th, 2010

Red, Black and Brown: The Native American/African-American/Latino Exchange.

 

Bobby
(Cleveland State University) On Nov. 18, Bobby Gonzalez, a nationally known motivational speaker and poet, will describe what it was like to be raised in a bi-cultural environment in his lecture entitled "Red, Black and Brown: The Native American/African-American/Latino Exchange." His lecture will also touch on various readings and performances that commemorate his native background. The presentation will be held in the Fenn Tower ballroom from noon-1:30 p.m.


This program will dispel commonly held stereotypes of Native Americans, their connection with Africans (who arrived many years than did Christopher Columbus and the 40 million indigenous peoples of Latin America.
About Bobby…
Bobby González is a nationally known multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller and poet. Born and raised in  the South Bronx, New York City, he grew up in a bicultural environment. Bobby draws on his Native American (Taino) and Latino (Puerto Rican) roots to offer a unique repertoire of discourses, readings and performances that celebrates his indigenous heritage.  
 

 
 For more info & bookings
http://www.bobbygonzalez.com/

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"Embrace Your Roots: Create a New Future by Drawing on Your Heritage."

 

Red, Black and Brown: The Native American/African-American/Latino Exchange.