Socialist presidential candidate to speak at Champaign library

Jerome White, the Socialist Equality Party candidate in the 2012 presidential election, will hold a press conference at the Champaign Public Library on Feb. 28 at 6 p.m.

White announced his candidacy for presidency last Monday, Feb. 20.

After issuing a statement about supporting a socialist program and urging broader community mobilization, White will take questions from the media.

A map of the press conference location can be found at