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Keith Knight. [View Image]Keith Knight, an award-winning cartoonist, will deliver the 18th annual Black History Month Lecture at VCU on Feb. 11.

Keith Knight, the award-winning cartoonist and creator of comic strips “The Knight Life,” “(th)ink” and “The K Chronicles,” will deliver the 18th annual Black History Month Lecture at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Knight will present “Red, White, Black and Blue,” a cartoon slideshow that tackles racial illiteracy in America, on Feb. 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. at James Branch Cabell Library, Room 303. A public reception will follow the presentation.

Knight’s work can be seen in The Nib, The Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle. He is currently developing a show for Hulu based off his comic strips.

Knight’s lecture, which is sponsored by the Friends of VCU Libraries and the Francis M. Foster African-American History Endowment Fund, is free and open to all. To register, visit

The annual Black History Month Lecture is just one of numerous events that will be held at VCU throughout February.

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