When: Tue., Jan. 31, 7 p.m. 2017
This activist will share her life story as part of CSU-Pueblo's Distinguished Speaker Series to begin the spring 2017 semester.
She's best known for removing a Confederate flag from the South Carolina state house in 2015 — an act met with both praise and controversy.
Newsome is also a writer, composer, singer and award-winning filmmaker, receiving honors from the BET Urban Film Festival and Black Reel Awards.
No worries about paying a hefty fee for this special event — the public will be admitted at no charge.
7 p.m., CSU-Pueblo Life Sciences Auditorium, 2200 Bonforte Blvd., csupueblo.edu.