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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
Event Date(s):Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 9:30am - 11:00am
WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway Hank Sanders Technology Center, Room 105Selma, AL
In commemoration of the 46th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" and the enactment of the Voting Rights Act, please join us in Selma on Saturday, March 5th from 9:30-11:00 for an important panel, "Drawing Democracy Fairly: Minority Voting Rights On the Eve of Redistricting."
Featuring civil rights legal guardian, John Doar, Former Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights from 1965-1967, this lively discussion will focus on what's at stake for African Americans and other communities of color in the next round of redistricting and the continuing need for the protections of the Voting Rights Act.