Bell, Deuce to speak at Gadsden State


Gadsden State Community College aims to bring a mix of laughter and reflections when noted Alabamian and political figure Mayor William Bell; and nationally known stand-up comedian/television host Joe Deuce come to town. 

Mayor Bell of Birmingham will be the keynote speaker for “A Journey Through Black History” on Tuesday, February 17 at 3 p.m. in the Valley Street Campus Student Center. He will share his personal journey as an African American in politics and his reflections of the Selma to Montgomery March of 1965. Mayor Bell has served as the 33rd mayor of Birmingham since 2010.  

Gadsden State Student Activities will feature young comic Joe Deuce with two shows in Anniston – Monday, February 16 in the Ayers Campus Computer Science Auditorium at 6 p.m. and in the McClellan Center Library Tuesday, February 17 at 10:30 a.m.  

Deuce was crowned “Funniest Comedian in Lexington” by Comedy Off Broadway in Lexington, Kentucky in 2013. He is currently touring the country as the host of the college comedy game show “Dash For Dollars.” 

The events are free and the community is invited to attend. For more information about the events, contact the Public Relations and Marketing Office at 256-549-8223.

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