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Gloria Browne-Marshall – Voting Rights: Where Do We Go From Here?

By May 25, 2020September 25th, 2020No Comments

Writer, professor, civil rights attorney, and playwright Dr. Gloria Browne-Marshall joined us for our May 14th Sunday Platform.

Dr. Gloria Browne-Marshall is a Professor of Constitutional Law at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, where she teaches Constitutional Law, Race and the Law, Evidence, and Gender and Justice. She is a civil rights attorney who litigated cases for Southern Poverty Law Center in Alabama, Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

Dr. Browne-Marshall is also a writer and playwright. Her forthcoming book is “She Took Justice” about Black women and the law, from warrior Queen Nzingha to today’s activists., and she is currently working on a documentary film to accompany the book. Her current play in-process “Class” is about the racial fight over the American Dream.

Sunday Platform is our most important and long-standing community event. These gatherings educate, stimulate personal growth, inspire reflection and action, and strengthen our community. Sunday meetings usually begin with music, followed by greetings and a talk given by a Society Leader, member, or guest.  Platforms cover a variety of topics that reflect current events, pressing social issues, and Ethical Culture philosophy. A collection basket is passed and money is shared between the Society and a charity selected for that day.  While contributions are always appreciated, Sunday meetings are free and open to the public.  Each Sunday meeting is followed by a luncheon and social hour.

To view previous Sunday Platform addresses and interviews, visit the Ethical NYC YouTube channel.

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