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Mar 2: Civil Rights talk and panel
A Half-Century of Struggle and Success: A Civil Rights Retrospective
The University of Pittsburgh's Honors College will hold a panel discussion, "A Half-Century of Struggle and Success: A Civil Rights Retrospective," on March 2, 2015 to commemorate 50 years of the civil rights movement. Joining us will be four of the nation's top voices on the issue of race who fought for civil rights on multiple fronts or have chronicled its history. The program will begin with an opening talk by Vernon Jordan followed by a panel discussion.
Vernon E. Jordan Jr. Former president, National Urban League
Dorie A. Ladner Freedom Rider and Freedom Summer organizer
Larry E. Davis Dean, School of Social Work and director, Center on Race and Politics,
University of Pittsburgh
David J. Garrow Professor of Law & History and Distinguished Faculty Scholar,