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Entangled Histories: Free Speech & Civil Rights from the 1960s to Today

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

DeJuana Thompson, President & CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, along with panelists Carlos A. Ball, Michael Harriot, and Dr. Tara Y. White will dig into the rich legacy of civil rights and advocacy that has propelled social change in Birmingham and beyond. Ashley M. Jones, Poet Laureate for the state of Alabama, will open the panel at the Birmingham Museum of Art with a reading of her own work.

Developed alongside the American Historical Association (AHA), in partnership with the Birmingham Museum of Art and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Flashpoints will take a retrospective look at the unique role of free speech in America’s past and present. You can register for the free event HERE.

Details

Date:
July 28
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flashpoints-free-speech-and-civil-rights-tickets-354716505617

Organizer

PEN America
Email:
(212) 334-1660
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Venue

Birmingham Museum of Art
2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Phone:
205.254.2565
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