A New Frontier of Civil Rights

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
American University Washington College of Law, Room 603
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC


The first part of the program will be a presentation by Professor Perry Wallace speaking on integration during the 1960s (Wallace was the first black basketball player in the Southeastern Conference) and how civil rights were pursued during that time. This will be followed by a panel discussion of how we can continue to fight for civil rights today and what are thenewcivil rights issues. Panelists will share their views on current civil rights cases, social movements, economic inequalities, and LGBT issues. The discussion will encompass but is not limited to: the Troy Davis case, disproportionate incarceration rates of minorities, racial profiling, and Occupy DC. Students and guests will have the opportunity for questions and answers.

Presented by the Black Law Students Association




WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – no charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)

For further information, please contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or secle@wcl.american.edu

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