|NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund:
The Voting Rights Act at 50:
Restoring the Rights that Transformed America
|Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 7 – 9 PM EDT
American History Museum, Warner Bros. Theater
14th St and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Please enter through Constitution Avenue NW doors
Sponsored by the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Take the Orange, Blue or Silver Line to Federal Triangle or Smithsonian Metro stations
Welcoming remarks will be made by our own Rex M. Ellis, Ph.D., Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs, NMAAHC, and by Janai Nelson, Associate Director-Counsel NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF).
Then, join Sherilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Spencer R. Crew, Robinson Professor of History, George Mason University, Ari Berman, contributing writer to The Nation, and Henry “Hank” Sanders, Democrat, Alabama State Senate as they explore the historic legacy of the NAACP-LDF. The moderated discussion will examine the organization’s 75 years of social justice leadership related to ending school segregation while championing voter rights, education equity, fair housing and other issues critical to full citizenship.
The discussion will be moderated by Donna Brazile, political strategist, adjunct professor, author, and syndicated columnist.
Registration is suggested. As space allows, walk-ups will be welcome. To make a reservation, please follow this link:http://naacptransformedamerica.eventbrite.com
For more information about the event, please email NMAAHCpubpggms@si.edu or call 202-633-1000.
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