Please be our guest
Saturday, August 27, 2011
12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
1011 Corinth Street (At the intersection of Lamar and Corinth)
Dallas, Texas 75210
Please R.S.V.P. by August 22
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.