Great public speakers move audiences to tears with the power of their words, whereas bad public speakers only stir anger with their inaccurate weather forecasts. Prepare for a 100% chance of enlightenment with today’s GrouponLive deal to see Dr. Cornel West, with special guests Lady Tramaine Hawkins and Bob Rawleigh, at the Golden Eagle Arena at West Hills College Lemoore. For $34, you get one general-admission ticket package, which includes admission to a post-speech soul-food dinner and dance, on Friday, February 17, at 4:45 p.m. (up to a $68 value). Doors open at 4 p.m., with Dr. West scheduled to appear at 6 p.m.
Inspirational public intellectual Dr. Cornel West shares his reverent and unflinching insight into matters of democracy, justice, and love in an empowering keynote speech to West Hills College Lemoore. A proponent of progressive politics and an ironclad siren for social righteousness, Dr. West has become an icon with his gift of impassioned and skillful communication, bestselling novels such as Race Matters and Democracy Matters, and countless television and radio appearances, all of which portray his quick wit and unflappable moral vision. Dr. West graduated magna cum laude from Harvard after obtaining two bachelor's degrees in three years and shaming Doogie Howser, and today tirelessly inspires audiences while maintaining his position as Class of 1943 University Professor at Princeton University. Grammy-winning singer Lady Tramaine Hawkins and powerhouse crooner Bob Rawleigh bring sweet and stirring gospel music to the through-provoking revival, followed by a soul-food dinner and a dance.