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CANCELLED – Lunch with the League of Women Voters: Evolution of the Civil Rights Movement with Rev. Al Sharpton
February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Notice: Due to a scheduling conflict, this event has been cancelled. Please keep an eye out for a possible new date in the near future.
The Civil Rights movement gained prominence beginning in the 1950’s with Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat on the bus, through Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington and to the current Black Lives Matter era. Rev. Al Sharpton has been a major leader in this movement starting as an activist in his teens and later forming the National Action Network in 1991. As a significant player he offers insight into the evolution, growth, and challenges he has experienced over time and his thoughts for the opportunities now and in the future.
Proof of vaccination required
$20/pre registration, $25/at door
Reverend Dr. Al Sharpton is the founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), a not-for-profit civil rights organization formed in 1991 with over 100 chapters nationwide. As one of the nation’s most-renowned civil rights leaders, Reverend Al Sharpton has been praised by President Barack Obama as “the voice of the voiceless and a champion for the downtrodden.” He hosts a daily radio show “Keepin’ it Real w/ Rev. Al Sharpton,” a national cable news television show titled “Politics Nation” and he is an established author.