Mar 2: Civil Rights talk and panel

Photo: Civil Rights Marchers
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,
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Moderated by David Shribmanexecutive editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

7:30 p.m. in the 7th floor auditorium in Pitt's Alumni Hall.  This lecture is free and open to the public but seating is limited. Follow the link below to reserve your seat now! 
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