How Far to the Promised Land: Civil Rights since Brown v. Board of Education

Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Cabral Center, John D. O'Bryant African American Institute

“How Far to the Promised Land?: Civil Rights since Brown v. Board of Education” (1954-2014)

Sponsored by the Northeastern Humanities Center and the Department of African American Studies

In Partnership with CSSH’s departments of History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology & Anthropology

Friday, February 7, 2014

 Amilcar Cabral Center

John D. O’Bryant African American Institute

40 Leon Street

Boston, MA

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Civil Rights Law & Public Policy Since Brown v. Board

Panelists: Matthew Hunt, Patricia Sullivan, and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey

Moderator: William Crotty

10:45 – 12:15 p.m. How Much Farther For Women?: Race, Gender, & Civil Rights

Panelists: Pamela E. Brooks & Charissa Threat

Moderator: Suzanna Walters

1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Jim Crow in the U.S. & Apartheid in South Africa: A Comparative Look at Race and Democracy

Panelists: Pamela E. Brooks and Robert L. Hall


Events are free and open to the public

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