Entrepreneur, Lawyer, and Legislator Marc Morial will be the keynote speaker for the annual Black History Month assembly at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. This free, public event will take place Thursday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m. in the STEM Conference Center on the campus of the UAPB.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics and African American Studies, Morial also holds a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., as well as numerous honorary degrees including Xavier University and Howard University.

Morial has been recognized as one of the 100 most influential Black Americans by Ebony Magazine, one of the Top 50 Nonprofit Executives by the Nonprofit Times, and one of the Top 100 Black Lawyers in America.

For more information about the event, contact the office of Student Involvement and Leadership at (870) 575-7061.