THE PAUL ROBESON LECTURE

WITH GUEST SPEAKER SHERRILYN  IFILL
PRESIDENT AND  DIRECTOR-COUNSEL, NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE AND  EDUCATIONAL FUND

 

RACE, RIGHTS  & THE  FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA

Thursday, February 12, 2015- 6:00PM- 8:00PM

The 2015 Paul Robeson Lecture is part of a year-long series of programs commemorating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. This year we welcome Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund,Inc.

The Robeson Lecture is a highlight of the programming year for the Center for the Study of Law and Culture. The lecture was established to remember the actor, singer and activist Paul Robeson, who graduated from Columbia Law School in 1923. Past lecturers have included Angela Y. Davis, Cornel West, K. Anthony Appiah, Albie Sachs, Johnetta Cole and Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Penelope Andrews, Albie Sachs and Manning Marable.

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