COMING DEBATES AT THE SOHO FORUM


Tuesday,
May 16,
2017


Debate between
Lawrence Ross and
Kmele Foster

Resolution:

"America's colleges have fostered a racist environment that makes them a hostile space for African American students."

Cash bar opens at 5:45pm
Event starts at 6:30pm
Subculture Theater
45 Bleecker St,
NY, 10012

Seating must be reserved in advance.

*Moderated by Gene Epstein,
the economics editor of Barron's.
*Featuring introduction by
comedian Dave Smith.

For the affirmative:

Lawrence C. Ross Jr. is an author of historical texts and fiction. Ross worked as a reporter, for the Los Angeles Independent Newspaper and was appointed managing editor of Rap Sheet magazine, hip hop's first West Coast magazine in 1997. Ross authored The Divine Nine: The History of African American Fraternities and Sororities; The Ways of Black Folks: A Year in the Life of a People; Friends With Benefits; Skin Game; Money Shot: The Wild Nights and Lonely Days in Black Porn; and Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America's Campuses. Ross has lectured at over 300 colleges and universities.

 


For the negative:

Kmele Foster is a telecommunications entrepreneur and TV host. He is the co-founder and vice president of TelcoIQ, a telecommunications consultancy. He is also the chairman of America's Future Foundation. He is the former co-host of Fox Business' The Independents, and is currently a co-host of the libertarian podcast The Fifth Column.



Also Forthcoming

Tuesday June 13, 2017 -- Mark Skousen vs. Gene Epstein.
Resolution:
"Adam Smith should be honored as the father of modern economics and free-enterprise capitalism."

Monday July 10, 2017 -- Bob Bowdon vs. Samuel Abrams.
Resolution:
"Parents should have the choice to opt out of public schools and redirect the taxpayer tuition money for their children to other approved schools or educational options."