March 31, 2003
University Marks 35th Anniversary of King Assassination
With Lecture by Author, Former Black Panther Party Chair
Elaine Brown on April 4 at Lincolns Mary Dod Brown
Elaine Brown, author of the books, A Taste of Power:
A Black Womans Story and The Condemnation
of Little B. Brown is also political activist and
former chair of the Black Panther Party.
Lincoln Universitys Organization for Political Awareness
and Office of Student Activities presents Elaine Browns
The Radical Martin Luther King, Jr. .
Friday, April 4, 2003, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Admission:
On the campus of Lincoln University, Mary Dod Brown
Memorial Chapel 1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University,
Pa. (Southern Chester County, Pa.)
Elaine Brown, author, political activist and former chair
of the Black Panther
Party, presents a slightly different perspective on the
non-violence position of slain civil rights leader Rev.Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 35th anniversary of his
University, the nations first historically black
university, is celebrating its sesquicentennial, or 150th
anniversary, between April 10, 2003 and May 2004. The
University is nationally recognized as a major producer
of African Americans with undergraduate degrees in the
physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics) as
well as computer sciences.
has the unprecedented distinction among all colleges and
universities of having two of its alumni honored with
U.S. commemorative stamps. In February the U.S. Postal
Service honored Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American
Supreme Court Justice, and a 1930 Lincoln University graduate,
by making him the 26th honoree in Black Heritage Commemorative
Series. Last year, the U.S. Postal Service also issued
a Commemorative, first class stamp for 1929 Lincoln alumnus
Langston Hughes, a world-acclaimed poet.