AT&T 28 Days Speaker Series Returns To Detroit For A Second Year

Political journalist, Jeff Johnson to inspire consumers at free event at the Millennium Centre sponsored by AT&T

Feb 25, 2013, 06:00 ET from AT&T Inc.

DETROIT, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --





AT&T returns to Detroit for a second year with its 28 Days speaker series event, featuring political journalist, Jeff Johnson. Johnson will motivate and inspire Detroit residents to make their mark on history this Black History Month and throughout the year. AT&T 28 Days features a multi-city speaker series tour that consists of some of today's most influential leaders and trendsetters who will provide their perspectives on how consumers can come together to create a future of their own.


For 2013, 28 Days will feature a brand new host, comedian and radio personality Rickey Smiley, and a musical performance from R&B breakout star, Elle Varner. AT&T created 28 Days in 2009 to highlight the month of February as more than a reflection of the past, but as an unimaginable footprint to what the future holds beyond Black History Month.


Tickets for the Jeff Johnson speaking event are available for free on a first come first serve basis, at For further information regarding 28 Days, please visit


Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

Media check-in: 5:45p.m., VIP Meet and Greet: 6p.m.

Speaker series: 6:30p.m.


Millennium Centre

15600 JL Hudson Dr.

Southfield, MI 48075



  • Interviews with host Rickey Smiley, featured speaker Jeff Johnson and musical guest, Elle Varner
  • Jeff Johnson providing motivational remarks to a diverse crowd of hundreds
  • Interviews with AT&T executives and local Detroit residents on impact of Johnson's message
  • Photos of Elle Varner interacting with audience

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