Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren to speak at Dillard


(AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set for a New Orleans appearance next month at Dillard University.

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, a Democrat from New Orleans, plans to moderate a conversation with Warren on Aug. 3 at Dillard’s Georges Auditorium beginning at 5 p.m. Times-Picayune reports the Dillard event is sponsored by Emerge Louisiana, Independent Women’s Organization, the Les Femmes political action committee, the greater New Orleans chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, the National Council of Negro Women of Greater New Orleans, the New Orleans Coalition and the Greater New Orleans National Organization for Women.

Richmond, seeking his fifth term this fall in Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional District, is president of the Congressional Black Caucus. Warren, of Massachusetts, is seeking her second term in the Senate.

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