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50 Years Later: Why are we still fighting?
Start Date: 10/27/2014Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 10/27/2014End Time: 7:00 PM

Event Description:
Suffolk University and the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts presents the panel discussion

50 Years Later: Why are we still fighting?

The event commemorates the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and honors civil rights activist Mimi Ford Jones of Boston's Roxbury neighborhood.

Suffolk's Chief Diversity Officer Nicole Price will deliver the opening remarks.

WCVB Executive Producer and host of CityLine Karen Holmes Ward will moderate a panel that includes David J. Harris, managing director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School; Beverly Morgan-Welch, executive director of the Museum of African American History; Carl Williams, a civil rights attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, and EBONY Magazine Managing Editor Wendy Wilson.

Dr. Peniel E. Joseph, professor of history and founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts University is the keynote speaker.

The event is free and open to the public; however, space is limited and registration is required.
Location Information:
Boston Campus - Sargent Hall  (View Map)
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108
Room: Function Room, 1st floor

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