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Earvin "Magic" Johnson to Talk Business in UI Lecture

Magic JohnsonNBA legend turned successful entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson will discuss how his business ventures have helped revitalize inner-citycommunities across the country when he speaks at The University of Iowa at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Admission is free and open to the public. General admission tickets will be distributed through the IMU Box Office. Tickets will be available as of April 11. The doors will open at 5:30 pm and the majority of the seating is first-come, first-served.

After a champion career with the Los Angeles Lakers, Johnson now leads the #1 brand in urban America as the chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises, which provides products and services that particularly focus on ethnically diverse urban communities. For more information about Johnson’s business ventures, please go to Mr. Johnson also is Founder and Chairman of the Magic Johnson Foundation, which has become one of the most recognizable charitable organizations around the world.

The lecture is supported by the Tippie College of Business’ Kloppenburg-Stead Leadership Speaker Series in association with the UI Lecture Committee.

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