Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. will speak at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Kansas University's Dole Institute of Politics, on west campus.
Pitts, a journalist at the Miami Herald since 1991, won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2004. He writes a nationally syndicated column on pop culture, social issues and family life. He is the author of "Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood."
The event is sponsored by KU's department of English, the School of Journalism and the Dole Institute. It is free and open to the public.