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(CANCELLED - To be rescheduled) Race, Rights & the Future of Democracy in America.

Start/End Thursday, February 13, 2014 05:00 PM EST -- 07:00 PM EST
Location Name JGH 103

This event has been postponed to a later date due to weather.

The Center for the Study of Law and Culture presents The Paul Robeson Lecture with guest speaker Sherrilyn Ifill
Race, Rights & the Future of Democracy in America

Reception to follow


The 2014 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.