FEB 21 | 8:00 PM
Join us for an intimate and lively conversation with CNN Legal Analyst, Gracie Award-winning Sirius XM Radio Talk Show host, Oxygen Network Host, and best-selling author, Laura Coates.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
A native of Saint Paul, Minnesota, Laura graduated from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the University of Minnesota Law School before beginning her legal career in private practice as a litigator. Ultimately finding her calling in public service as a federal prosecutor, she served as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice during the Bush and Obama administrations, specializing in the enforcement of voting rights throughout the country. She also served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, prosecuting violent crimes. Recognizing the dire need for increased police accountability and improved police-community relations, she wrote the bestselling 2016 book, You Have the Right: A Constitutional Guide to Policing the Police. Her passion for justice is highlighted by her true crime investigations for the Oxygen network where she champions the rights of the voiceless. Laura hosts a daily eponymous talk show on SiriusXM’s UrbanView channel. On her unapologetic and interactive show, Laura “edutains” an engaged audience with a fun and thought-provoking discussion on the intersections of politics, law, and pop culture in a way that highlights her eclectic interests, humor, charisma and … antics.