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The Civil Rights Movement — The Right to Vote: Past, Present, Future

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The Civil Rights Movement — The Right to Vote: Past, Present, Future

May 4 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Funded by Mass Humanities
Cost: Free

The Right to Vote: Past, Present, Future is a series of four events, each starting with a presentation by a panel of speakers, followed by group discussion.

The second event explores the Civil Rights movement and historical background, from the 1890’s Mississippi plan through Jim Crow, poll taxes, Voting Rights Act of 1965, to present-day challenges.

Four speakers will present historical context and guide discussion. The presenters are:

Dr. John H. Bracey, Jr., Professor of Afro-American Studies at UMass Amherst

Dr. Traci Parker, Assistant Professor of Afro-American Studies at UMass Amherst

Dr. Jesse Rhodes, Professor of Political Science at UMass Amherst

Dr. Kathleen Banks Nutter, historian, independent scholar (Moderator)

This program is funded in part by Mass Humanities, which receives support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and is an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Details

Date:
May 4
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://forbeslibrary.libcal.com/event/6458763

Venue

Forbes Library
20 West St
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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Phone:
413-587-1013
Website:
https://forbeslibrary.org

Other

Format
panel discussion
If yes, Grant ID #
038-20
Region
CT Valley

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