Obama poised to make history Minnesota's first elected black member of Congress, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, DFL-Minn., will join Midday to talk about the historical nature of the likely nomination of Barack Obama, who would be the first black person nominated for president by a major party.11:00 a.m.
Keith Ellison: Democratic Congressman from Minnesota representing the 5th district.
Speaking out for human rights Human rights advocate and University of Minnesota professor Barbara Frey and Kerry Kennedy, who established the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights in honor of her father, appeared together for a discussion about human rights as part of the University of Minnesota's Great Conversations series.12:00 p.m.
Barb Frey: Director of the Human Rights Program at University of Minnesota. Frey founded Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights and served as its executive director from 1985 through 1996.
Kerry Kennedy: Author of "Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World." Kennedy established the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights in 1984 in honor of her father.