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Voting Rights, Civil Rights: What's Now, What Next?

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Date:
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Time:
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
J.L. Institute of Non-Violent Movements
Location Details:
Virtual event (FREE)

Date and time: Thu, February 17, 2022 @ 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM PT

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/voting-rights-civil-rights-whats-now-what-next-tickets-254692099927


Join the James Lawson Institute for the Research and Study of Nonviolent Movements for a discussion on current issues affecting voting rights.

The panel will be comprised of community organizers, scholars, and religious leaders.

SPEAKERS:

James Morris Lawson Jr., civil rights leader & icon, and a leading theoretician & tactician of nonviolence organizing, including Freedom Summer

Earle Fisher, PhD., social justice activist & leader, professor of Religion and Humanities, and author, "The Reverend Albert Cleage Jr. and the Black Prophetic Tradition: A Reintroduction of the Black Messiah"

Terry Ao Minnis, J.D., Senior Director of Census & Voting Programs for Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ) and Senior Fellow at Democracy Fund

Sekou Franklin, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, Middle Tennessee State University and co-author, "Losing Power: African Americans and Racial Polarization in Tennessee Politics"

Rev. Traci Blackmon, Executive Minister of Justice & Witness Ministries of The United Church of Christ and co-author of the adult curriculum, "White Privilege: Let's Talk - A Resource for Transformational Dialogue"

Kristen Barnes, J.D. PhD., Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Professor of Law, Syracuse University and member of the University of California - Berkeley’s Comparative Law Equality Working Group
Added to the calendar on Fri, Feb 4, 2022 11:23AM
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