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Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the 14th Amendment

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 | 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    Location
  • Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D., Academic Center Auditorium
  • 350 Spelman Lane
  • Atlanta, Georgia

A 21ST CENTURY VISION OF JUSTICE & EQUALITY: THE 14TH AMENDMENT AT 150

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Join us on campus as Spelman College, in conjunction with The Thurgood Marshall Institute at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, will host a discussion in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the 14th Amendment. The discussion features two leading voices on race:

Sherrilyn IfillSherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and author of "On the Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the Twenty-First Century."

Melissa Harris PerryMelissa Harris-Perry, Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University, founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Center, editor-at-large, ELLE.com and author of "Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America."

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