Civil rights figure to speak at KSU

Robert Moses‚ founder of the national math literacy program known as the Algebra Project…

Georgia (Nov 12, 2002) — Civil rights figure to speak at KSU

Karen Kennedy

Abstract

Robert Moses‚ founder of the national math literacy program known as the Algebra Project‚ will deliver the 2002−2003 Distinguished Lecture in Diversity in the Curriculum at Kennesaw State University on Thursday‚ Nov. 14‚ 12:30 p.m.‚ in Science and Math Building Room 109. Moses is also appearing as part of the Enplas Lecture Series in Science and Society‚ sponsored by the College of Science and Mathematics.



Moses was a civil rights worker in Mississippi who organized black voters in the 1960s. In addition‚ he is author of "Radical Equations − Civil Rights from Mississippi to the Algebra Project." Moses is founder and president of the Algebra Project‚ which teaches math literacy as a key to economic and civic equality.



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Editor's Note: Moses' bio −− http://www.kennesaw.edu/diversity/bobmoses.pdf.



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