SYRACUSE – Dr. Cornel West, a democratic intellectual, philosopher and civil rights and political activist, will present a talk at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church, 515 Oakwood Ave., Syracuse. Entitled, “Connecting the Dots: Poverty, Racism and Drones,” West is speaking as part of the National Spring Days of Actions Against Drones. The talk is free and open to the public.
The event is organized by the Syracuse Peace Council and the Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars, and has numerous sponsors. Expecting high attendance, organizers explained that the church can seat up to 600 people and there is also standing room. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. and seating is general admission.