Porkchops & Politics: featuring Michael H. Cottman

Michael Cottman

Please be our guest
Saturday, August 27, 2011
12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Catfish Blues
1011 Corinth Street (At the intersection of Lamar and Corinth)
Dallas, Texas 75210

Please R.S.V.P. by August 22
Tel: 214-671-8076
Email: ronnie.jessie@dallascityhall.com

Due to limited space, we require advanced registration for Pork Chops and Politics. The event includes a lecture and book signing. Meals may be purchased separately on site. Seating is limited to the first 50.

Michael H. Cottman, an award-winning journalist and author, is a Senior Correspondent for BlackAmericaWeb.com, a division of REACH Media/Radio One, the nation's largest black-owned media company. Cottman, a former reporter for The Washington Post, Newsday and The Miami Herald, is also a lecturer in the Department of Journalism at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Cottman also offers political commentary and news analysis for several national REACH/Radio One stations, which are owned by radio personality Tom Joyner and businesswoman Cathy Hughes. He was a 2007 recipient of a newly-created political journalism fellowship sponsored by the Knight Foundation and The University of Southern California's Annenberg School of Communication. Cottman also serves on a special advisory board for the National Geographic Society. He was featured in a 2008 National Geographic documentary entitled "The Pirate Code," the story of a 300-year-old shipwreck, The Whydah, and the life Black Sam Bellamy - a legend during the Golden Age of Piracy and follows one mans quest to resurrect Black Sam's ship from its watery grave. Cottman was also featured in a 2007 documentary by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) entitled "Moira Stuart: In Search of Wilberforce," the story of the British involvement in trans-Atlantic slave trade. Cottman, the author of three books, has spent the past 27 years writing about politics, social trends, race, and America's expanding multi-cultural society.